Goa: Govt allows devt in settlement areas of RP 2021

By Accommodation Times Bureau PANAJI The Goa Regional Plan 2021 was put on the hold nearly for six years; today it was revived with the state government permitting construction activities, industrial zones, commercial, etc. The development activities would be allowed case-wise after following a proper procedure, Minister Vijai Sardesai, Town and Country Planning

Hardeep Singh Puri & CM Parrikar launches Star-Rating system for Garbage Free Cities in Goa

By Accommodation Times Bureau PANAJI The minister of State for Housing and Urban Affairs, Hardeep Singh Puri along with Manohar Parrikar, Chief Minister of Goa, on Saturday, launched the ‘Protocol for Star Rating of Garbage-Free Cities’ in Goa. The star-rating initiative, developed by the Swachh Bharat Mission – Urban will be rating cities

Goa to frame new law to protect NRIs’ property on the cards

By Accommodation Times Bureau PANAJI To curb the illegal sale of Non-resident Indian (NRI) land the state government is contemplating a new legislation from December 13, during coming assembly session. Vijai Sardesai, town and country planning minister said he has spoken to chief minister Manohar Parrikar about the new law. The economic offence cell

Panchayats in Goa may use online mode for house tax

By Accommodation Times Bureau PANAJI Probably for the first time at Navelim panchayat in Salcete the online payment facility for house tax is commenced and this plan will also be introduced in other panchayats across the state. Panchayat director, Sandhya Kamat told, “The plan would be introduced on a pilot basis initially in cash-rich panchayats

Land Rates fixed by Government of Goa

By Accommodation Times Bureau 17/1/Fixation of Land Rates/2012-RD/5004 In exercise of the powers conferred under sub-rule (3) of Rule 4 of the Goa Stamp (Determination of True Markat Value of Property) Rules, 2003, the Government of Goa is pleased to issue statement of minimum Land Rates as follows for the year 2013-14 which shall come into effect from