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Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant Seeks Support Of Panchayats To Make The State Open Defecation Free By August 31

Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant Seeks Support Of Panchayats To Make Goa Open Defecation Free By August 31
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With the aim to make the Goa open defecation free by August 31, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant has sought active support from the panchayats to complete the construction of community toilets across the state ...
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Sustainability Hackathon: Students In Goa Give Lessons On Water Conservation And Waste Management Practices

Sustainability Hackathon: Students In Goa Give Lessons On Water Conservation And Waste Management Practices
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The recharge wells are the winning idea of Goa Institute of Management’s in-house 'Sustainability Hackathon' on water conservation and waste management practices ...
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Hotels Owned By Goa Tourism To Ban Single-Use-Plastic To Meet The State’s Goal Of Going Plastic Free By 2022

Goa News Plastic Waste
In a bid to fulfill its New Year resolution made in 2018 to make Goa free from plastic by 2022, Goa Tourism Development Corporation, a premiere tourism board in India has decided to say no to the use of plastics from its headquarters and hotels ...
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Swachh Bharat Abhiyan: Goa’s Margao Civic Body To Pay Rs 1,000 To Those Reporting Littering Instances

Swachh Bharat Abhiyan: Goa’s Margao Civic Body To Pay Rs. 1,000 To Those Reporting Litterers
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In an attempt to ensure cleanliness, the Margao civic body’s Garbage Sentinel Scheme aims to give the informant Rs 1,000 for reporting a violation to the municipality whereas the person who is littering will be fined Rs 5, 000 ...
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Mining Polluted Two Major Rivers In Goa, Hit Ecology, Suggests Study

Mining Polluted Two Major Rivers In Goa, Hit Ecology, Suggests Study
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The study by Marine Science Department of the Goa University has revealed that the Bicholim river is ‘strongly polluted’ with iron and manganese whereas the Mandovi river is ‘moderately polluted’ with manganese and lead ...
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Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant Reprimands A Man Over Dumping Of Floral Waste Into A Local River

Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant Reprimands A Man Over Dumping Of Floral Waste Into A The Local River
Goa News
Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on noticing a man dump 'nirmalya' (flowers offered to God) into the river Cumbharjua, stopped his convoy to reprimand him ...
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As Panaji Municipal Corporation Refuses To Treat Waste, Garbage Crisis Could Grip, Goa’s ‘Queen Of Beaches’

As Panaji Municipal Corporation Refuses To Treat Waste, Garbage Crisis Could Grip, Goa's 'Queen Of Beaches'
Goa News Waste Management
Due to the foul smell from an overburdened waste treatment facility near Calangute beach, people living in the nearby villages have been protesting which led Panaji Mayor to stop wet waste from being processed in the facility ...
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Goa Sets New Target For Open Defecation Free Status, Slashes Rates Of Bio-Digester Toilets

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

On World Environment Day Scientists Highlight The Need For Study On Impact Of Microplastics On Mangroves
Goa News Plastic Waste World Environment Day
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

Clean Goa Green Goa: Chief Minister Celebrated Statehood Day, With Cleanliness Vow, Waste Management Challenge
Goa News Waste Management
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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Goa Pollution Board Expresses Concern Over Garbage Dump Fire

Chief Minister Pramod Sawant is monitoring the crisis on a day-to-day basis
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Triggered by combustible methane gas pockets, a garbage dump in South Goa's Sonsoddo area caught fire this week, resulting in major pollution in the nearby areas ...
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Government To Set Up Bio-Digesters To Treat Own Garbage, Says Goa Chief Minister

Goa’s beaches and its nightlife attracts nearly eight million tourists annually (Representational Image)
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Chief Minister Pramod Sawant at a press conference said that he would be setting up bio-digesters in all government offices to treat the waste generated while also urging citizens to set up similar bio-digester units at home ...
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