The South Goa district magistrate has ordered erection of five check posts to monitor mining traffic in the Sanvordem, Curchorem, Tilamol, Ambaulim stretch of the road from Monday.
The district magistrate

The National Rural Employment Guarantee (NREG) scheme has virtually hit the cross roads in South Goa with funds allocated to the panchayat bodies remaining unutilized and the Centre rejecting the Rural Development Agency

A railway holiday home and a tourism office were amongst the 17 structures demolished as part of the CRZ operation along the Colva coast.
Sixteen other structures got temporary respite after the owners either obtained stay orders or the structures were left untouched after matter was found sub-judice.

The demolition squad has finally entered Salcete

The ghost of CRZ 1991 is back to haunt the coastal residents of Canacona taluka, as in first two phases of demolitions, axe is likely to fall on 74 structures shortly.

As part of the exercise to completely eliminate filarial from the State, the Directorate of Health services will undertake the Mass Drug Administration in South Goa district from November 11.

The off site emergency plan for chemical and harzardous industries in south Goa will now be part of the district Disaster Management Plan.
District Collector and Chairman of the District Disaster Management Authority, G P Naik on Wednesday chaired a meeting to set in process to incorporate the off site emergency plan into the Disaster Management Plan.

Guilherme Almeida


After initial hiccups, Rural Development Minister Churchill Alemao says the National Rural Employment Guarantee scheme has finally taken off in South Goa district.
If Alemao is to be believed, the RDA has sanctioned over two crores for works under the NREG scheme, providing employment to the people in the district countryside.

Chief Minister, Digambar Kamat has ruled out reconsideration of the government decision to amend the Goa Panchayat Raj Act empowering the panchayat secretaries.
In an informal chat during his visit to the South Goa District Collectorate this evening, Kamat further said the government is in the process of identifying suitable sites in North and South Goa to set up garbage treatment plants.