The Goa government has notified the Registered Vehicle Scrapping Policy of Goa, 2023 giving detailed guidelines over scrapping of old, unfit vehicles and also offering incentives to those voluntarily handing over their old vehicles to Registered Vehicle Scrapping Facility (RVSF).

The Government of Goa on May 15, 2023, published the Draft Goa Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Rules, 2023 to further amend the Goa Motor Vehicles Rules, 1991. These Rules shall come into force from the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.

The Government of Goa on 13th October 2022, has notified the Goa Industrial Growth and Investment Promotion Policy, 2022, in order to create an environment of Trust and Collaboration between the State and Industry by bringing in transparency and predictability to achieve the shared goals of prosperity and sustainable development for all.

The Government of Goa vide gazette notification dated 06th October, 2022 has issued the Goa Agriculture Produce and Livestock Marketing (Promotion and Facilitation (Amendment) Act, 2022.

A Bill further to amend the Goa Ground Water Regulation Act, 2002 (Act 1 of 2002). This Act may be called the Goa Ground Water Regulation (Amendment) Act, 2022. It extends to the whole of the State of Goa.

A Bill to amend the Goa Provision of Water Supply Act, 2003 (Goa Act 28 of 2003). This Act may be called the Goa Provision of Water Supply (Amendment) Act, 2022.

Goa government launches ‘Goa Electric Mobility Promotion Policy 2021’ to boost the adoption of electric vehicles to 30% by 2025. This is a 5 years electric mobility policy that will create 10000 job opportunities in the state. All the diesel marine vehicles will also be upgraded to solar and electric vehicles.

The Goa Assembly passed the Goa Mineral Development Corporation Bill, 2021, which would enable the state government to start a corporation to carry out mining operations in an orderly, scientific and ecologically sustainable manner.

The government of Goa has issued the draft ‘Goa Electric Mobility Promotion Policy, 2021’ for the adoption of electric vehicles and to cut down the carbon emissions making the state greener. Goa has recently announced that it will offer subsidies to 11,000 electric vehicles every year for the next five years.

The Bill seeks to amend sections 2 and 7 of the Goa Non- Biodegradable Garbage (Control) Act, 1996 (Goa Act 5 of 1997), so as to provide for levy of cess at the rate not exceeding two percent of consideration received on outward supply of goods.