Sep 10, 2021 08:41 PM IST
"Well done Goa! Great effort, powered by a collective spirit and the prowess of our doctors as well as innovators," Prime Minister Modi tweeted.
- Sep 01, 2021 11:34 AM IST
In his address to the people of Goa, Sawant said the scheme was envisaged to ensure that people save water.
- Aug 18, 2021 09:35 AM IST
The Goa Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) and the Travel and Tourism Association of Goa (TTAG) submitted a memorandum to the CM on Tuesday, seeking the resumption of chartered flights to provide a boost to the tourism sector, which is reeling under the adverse impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent curbs.
- Aug 15, 2021 12:34 PM IST
CM Pramod Sawant also announced that people of the state will get 16,000 litres of tap water free per month from next month and said he is confident that the first of the upcoming Mopa International Airport will be commissioned on August 15 next year.
- Jul 30, 2021 11:06 AM IST
Four men, one of them a driver with the agriculture department, allegedly posed as policemen and raped two girls after beating up the boys who were with them on Benaulim beach on Sunday.
- Jul 22, 2021 11:24 AM IST
Talking to reporters here on Wednesday, Sawant also said his government will write to the Centre to reduce the gap between two doses of vaccines against COVID-19 for teachers in the state so that they are safe when the government decides to reopen schools.
- Jul 19, 2021 02:48 PM IST
Pramod Sawant is in Delhi on an official tour along with a delegation of state ministers. After the meeting, Sawant tweeted, “Called on the Hon'ble Prime Minister Shri @narendramodi ji in New Delhi today.”
- Jul 12, 2021 09:34 AM IST
The coronavirus-induced curfew was first imposed in the state on May 9, which has been extended several times so far.
- Jun 27, 2021 02:36 PM IST
Speaking to reporters on Saturday, he said a pediatric intensive care unit and a neonatal intensive care unit have already been established with trained staff, while the task force headed by him was ready to purchase equipment as and when required.
- Jun 23, 2021 02:41 PM IST
Chief Minister Pramod Sawant told reporters on Wednesday that cases of 'Delta' variant of COVID-19 have been detected in Goa, but so far there is not a single case of the 'Delta Plus' variant in the coastal state.
- Jun 21, 2021 10:45 AM IST
The CM participated in a programme at the Aguada Fort in North Goa district in the morning and performed yoga exercises along with others as part of the event. In a Twitter post, he said yoga is the "key for a healthy life".
- May 29, 2021 04:29 PM IST
Goa, which has a population of 16 lakh, has witnessed a spike in COVID-19 cases over the last one month.
- May 23, 2021 06:13 PM IST
The decision has been taken on the recommendation of a committee comprising Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary School Education and education department officials as well as experts in the field, and Class 10 marks would be allotted based on the internal assessment of examinations held in academic year 2020-21, CM Pramod Sawant said.
- May 23, 2021 12:36 PM IST
- Apr 09, 2021 10:13 AM IST
Chief Minister Pramod Sawant told reporters on Thursday that the central Act was harsh on motor vehicle users and considering the current pandemic situation, the state government has decided to keep on hold its implementation.
- Apr 07, 2021 05:40 PM IST
Economic activities are getting revived in the coastal state and another lockdown will disrupt them, Pramod Sawant said.
- Mar 25, 2021 04:00 PM IST
Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on March 24 proposed to form Goa Mining Corporation to resume iron ore extraction and export activities, which have been stalled following the Supreme Court order to quash 88 mining leases.
- Mar 16, 2021 10:08 AM IST
The National Vaccination Day is observed on March 16 every year to convey the importance of vaccination to the entire nation.
- Mar 03, 2021 12:29 PM IST
The 47-year-old politician is a trained medical doctor and comes under the category of health professionals.
- Jan 26, 2021 12:15 PM IST
"The Indian Constitution has enshrined that we should respect different opinions. It is our solemn duty to work for the unity of the country," the chief minister said.
- Jan 18, 2021 02:21 PM IST
Bowing to public pressure, the Goa government last week announced that the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) campus, which was proposed to set up at Shel-Melaulim village in Sattari taluka of North Goa district, will be shifted to another part of the coastal state.
- Dec 18, 2020 09:34 AM IST
Goa is facing a shortage of beef due to drop in supplies from adjoining Karnataka in the run-up to Christmas and the New Year when the demand goes up.
- Nov 19, 2020 07:07 PM IST
The state government had imposed a moratorium on hiring in various government departments in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Oct 28, 2020 03:03 PM IST
The casinos will have to operate at 50 percent of their capacity and follow all the standard operating procedures laid down by the state Home department, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said.
- Sep 02, 2020 11:04 AM IST
Goa chief Minister Pramod Sawant took to Twitter to announce he was COVID-19 positive.