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Vibrant Goa summit: Closure of mining industry hurt industry, solution soon, says CM Pramod Sawant

Attributing the idea and design for the meet to the a “vision of late Manohar Parrikar”, Sawant promised the industry a “speedy processing of investment proposal” and a clearance to projects within 30 days, as he started the meet.

In Goa, villagers plan anti-migrant gram sabha, public meet

It all began in December when a man from Lamani community, Vasu Malgimani, got a taxi permit to ply his vehicle at Benaulim.


Thomas Cook collapse gives Goa tourism operators sleepless nights

Around 50 high-end hotels in Goa were always booked to charter to Thomas Cook, which flew down an average of 270 European travellers each day, with bookings done for a minimum week and extending to 21 days.

Goans handing over jobs to temporary migrants: CM Pramod Sawant

“Every day, our population is shrinking and their population is increasing. It’s happening in huge numbers. It’s time Goans woke up," Sawant said.

Goa CM Pramod Sawant says state's finances stable, rubbishes huge borrowing claims

Pramod Sawant said though Goa's major revenue source - the mining activity - has been stopped, his government is tapping other options to make up for the losses.

CM holding pro-chancellor post: Goa Opposition collecting details to ‘examine rationale’

Currently, the university has a Vice-Chancellor and the Governor of the state is listed as the ex-officio visiting Chancellor.


Goans to be barred from casinos soon, says CM Pramod Sawant

Sawant was replying to demands made by MLAs — of both ruling and opposition parties — who pointed that Goan families are suffering with huge amounts of debt with savings lost in gambling.

Goa to amend Portuguese-era law to allow marriage registration of outsiders

"We would amend the Uniform Civil Code, after which non-Goans can be allowed to register their marriages in the coastal state, which is currently banned under this Portuguese-era law," said Goa CM Pramod Sawant.

Goa plans policy to help its residents get jobs in industries

Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said his government was aware of the lack of employment opportunities for local residents and industries allocating work to outsiders through contractors.

Goa to have staff selection commission soon: CM Pramod Sawant

Pramod Sawant told the House during Question Hour that Inter Departmental Committee of Officers (IDCO) has been working on finding out the exact number of vacancies in government departments.