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Goa Sets New Target For Open Defecation Free Status, Slashes Rates Of Bio-Digester Toilets
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Goa Sets New Target For Open Defecation Free Status, Slashes Rates Of Bio-Digester Toilets

After missing previous deadlines to go open defecation free (ODF), the state government of Goa has invited applications from households that need bio-digester toilets, in a bid to make the state ODF ...
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On World Environment Day Scientists Highlight The Need For Study On Impact Of Microplastics On Mangroves
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On World Environment Day Scientists Highlight The Need For Study On Impact Of Microplastics On Mangroves

As per scientists of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research - National Institute of Oceanography, microplastics are plastic particles measuring less than five millimetres which can easily pass into sea and other water bodies, posing a potential threat to aquatic life ...
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Clean Goa Green Goa: Chief Minister Celebrated Statehood Day, With Cleanliness Vow, Waste Management Challenge
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Clean Goa Green Goa: Chief Minister Celebrated Statehood Day, With Cleanliness Vow, Waste Management Challenge

To mark the occasion of Goa Statehood Day on May 30, Chief Minister Dr. Pramod Sawant took an oath to treat all waste generated by him at home and in the secretariat in a bid to promote waste management ...
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The new policy speaks of imposing fines on those found either using or manufacturing and even storing single-use plastic
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#BeatPlasticPollution: Goa Government To Eliminate Production And Usage Of Single-Use Plastic By September

Keeping in-line with India’s commitment to eliminate all single-use plastic products by 2022, Goa has finalised a blanket ban on the single-use plastics in the state, which is expected to come in effect by September ...
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Goa On The Green Road: Waste Management To Be Taught In All Government Schools From This Academic Session In The State

Goa aims to fulfill the dream of a waste-free state by Chief Minister, late Manohar Parrikar, introduces waste management course in all the government schools in a phased manner from June 2019 ...
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Two Childhood Friends Open A Zero Waste Store In Goa To Beat Plastic Pollution

Jonah Fernandes and Eldrige Lobo from Goa’s Parra village have opened a zero-waste store that encourages customers to bring own reusable cloth or glass containers to carry the food or buy reusable containers at the store ...
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Portugal, Goa Ink Memorandum Of Understanding On Water Supply, Water Management And Sanitation
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Portugal, Goa Ink Memorandum Of Understanding On Water Supply, Water Management And Sanitation

As per the MoU which is for two years,Portugal and Goa governments will collaborate on various issues including the Opa water supply project in north Goa, the sewage water treatment plant in Valpoi and manganese-removal efforts in Selaulim Reservoir, informs Goa Public Works Department Minister Sudin Dhavalikar ...
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Swachh Report Card: Not A Single District Or City In Goa Is ODF, Deadline Now Pushed From October To December 2018

Lack of access to sewer lines, space constraints and tenancy laws that demand a ‘No Objection Certificate’ to construct toilets are some of the issues that are major roadblocks in Goa’s dream of becoming open defecation free ...
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Trash, detergent covers, biscuit packets, candy covers, noodles packet cover get collected by the fishermen while fishing in Goa
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Plastic Pollution: Rise In Plastic Trash Landing In Fishing Nets Worries Fishermen In Goa

The fishermen in Goa have complained that there is a rise in trash being collected along with the fish in the last ten years and at times 50 per cent of their catch it plastic from the sea ...
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Will Goa Be An Open Defecation Free State This October?
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Goa Government Eyes Open Defecation Free State, To Install 60,000 Bio-Toilets To Achieve The ODF Tag

With sanitation coverage of 77.84 in North Goa and 73.81 per cent in South Goa, the state now aims to inch towards 100 per cent toilet coverage by installing bio-toilets in the coming few months ...
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Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar requested people to use plastic responsibly
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‘Use Plastic Responsibly, Don’t Throw Plastic Waste Everywhere,’ Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar Requests The Citizens Of Goa

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar in his video message asked people to be very careful with plastic and not to dispose it carelessly ...
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‘Goa’s Plastic Free Dream Delayed Due To My Illness,’ Says Chief Minister Of Goa, Manohar Parrikar
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‘Goa’s Plastic Free Dream Delayed Due To My Illness,’ Says Chief Minister Of Goa, Manohar Parrikar

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, in his first public speech on Goa Revolution Day said that the state government will take strict steps to meet its target of becoming a plastic-free state by 2018 ...
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