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Goa Police raises vigilance to prevent harassment of tourists ahead of holiday season

In preparation for Goa's peak tourism season and the resumption of international tourism, the Goa police has increased vigilance in order to prevent harassment of domestic and international tourists. Reportedly, authorities have already begun nabbing touts and miscreants targetting tourists. These efforts will ensure the safety of travellers and will eventually boost the tourism industry.

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Built in Goa, the Indian Coast Guard’s newest ship ‘Sarthak’ sets sail!

Indian Coast Guard Ship 'Sarthak' was commissioned and dedicated to the nation by the Director-General of Indian Coast Guard, K Natrajan, at Goa on Thursday. The ship is the 4th in the series of five offshore patrol vessels (OPVs) being built by Goa Shipyard Ltd for the ICG. It will be based at Porbandar in Gujarat and will operate on India's Western Seaboard under the Operational and Administrative Control of the Commander, Coast Guard Region (Northwest).

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E-commerce & food delivery firms in Goa may soon deploy an all-electric fleet

In line with its electric mobility plans, the Goa government is mulling over a new policy for amplified electrification of vehicles. As per reports, the state administration is planning to direct food delivery and e-commerce companies to deploy electric vehicles for their daily operations. According to the plan, such firms will be asked to upgrade to an all-electric fleet, within a period of next two to three years.

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IMD warns against active thunderstorms in Goa on October 7 & 8

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has cautioned against active thunderstorms in Goa till October 7 and 8. Isolated heavy rains and lightning may further add to the weather turbulence, till October 9, stated the MeT. As such, people are warned from taking shelter in risky areas throughout the day to avoid lightning accidents or other hazards.

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Tourism to get a boost in Goa with the revival of international charter flights soon!

In a move to boost tourism activities in Goa, the state government might soon start international charter flights at the Dabolim International Airport. Making an announcement in this regard, the Chief Minister of Goa stated that domestic and foreign tourists will be keen on visiting the territory once the entire eligible population is fully inoculated. As per the current plans, it is expected that all Goan citizens will be fully vaccinated by October 31.

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