Deputy speaker Michael Lobo on Friday told the legislative assembly that a law should be enacted making it compulsory for new hotels to fit solar panels on their rooftops.
Goa consumes more petrol and diesel on a per capita basis than any other state in the country, while Bihar uses the least.
Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways, Shipping, Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation Mr Nitin Gadkari is holding a two day review of the ongoing National Highways projects at Goa and tomorrow.
Travelling to Goa in the much-touted Vistadome coach will suffer as the Konkan and Central Railway authorities have introduced the monsoon timetable, reducing the number of days the train will operate from seven to six days in a week.
Keen on achieving the ambitious target of highway building at a pace of 45 km per day in 2018-19 against 27 km per day achieved in 2017-18, the highways ministry has convened a two-day review meeting with all stakeholders.
Solar energy consultant Yogesh Naik, told GEDA officials and the electricity department that the Goa State Solar Policy 2017 itself states that all solar and renewable power projects would be initiated through GEDA
Solar energy consultant Yogesh Naik, told GEDA officials and the electricity department that the Goa State Solar Policy 2017 itself states that all solar and renewable power projects would be initiated through GEDA.
Unprecedented showers accompanied by gusty winds resulted in a loss of Rs 80 lakh to the electricity department where strong winds caused damage to a transformer at Mapusa as well as high tension and low tension poles, cables, insulators and conductors.
The Central Railway (CR) has decided to run six additional summer special trains between Mumbai in Maharashtra and Karmali in Goa to clear the extra rush of passengers.
With global crude oil prices shooting up, petrol and diesel prices in Goa continue to scale new heights. Petrol has hit an all-time high price of Rs 68.3 per litre, a 24% increase from 2015, while diesel prices have shot up by 21% to Rs 66.4 per litre.