This bill has been drafted by Goa Law Commission to prevent sale of agricultural land to non agriculturists. It proposes to conserve water bodies too and deals with the aspect of contract farming, co-operative farms and farming estates.
The state government has finally declared the 'Goa state forest policy - 2009' even as the green cover has shrunk drastically and is further threatened by mining and development activities. The policy seeks to blend the basic principles of the national forest policy ( NFP 1988) with the state's needs.
The Draft Regional Plan 2021 (Draft RPG-21) was submitted to the Government of Goa by the Task Force in September 2008. The Task Force had drawn up a broad based Regional Plan for Goa with an aim to create a
Government of Goa has adopted a policy on roof-top rainwater harvesting and this notification gives details for the guidance of all concerned departments for implementation of the policy.The policy does not include within its purview rain water harvesting for ground water recharge. It shall be implemented by the Water Resources Department and shall apply to the whole state.