Go Goa 365 Days Group Members Pankaj Joshi Pavan Karwa Rashmi Navaghane Yogesh Kedar
Goa – Geographical Boundaries North by Sindhudurg district of Maharashtra West by the Arabian sea South by Karwar district of Karnataka state East by Belgaum district of Karnataka state The state capital is Panaji, in Ilhas taluka in North Goa
Dedicated workers who take their jobs seriously
Festivals In Goa International Film Festival :In the month of Oct. Goan Carnival :Celebrated in December Christmas : 25th December due to large number of Catholics in the state New Year : 31 St December is celebrated with big parties to welcome it with happiness. Mahashivrathri : Jan/ Feb ,Celebrated in honor of lord Shiva by the Hindus in major Shivji Temples. Fest of St Xavier : 3rd December , Celebrated in old Goa
Delicious Goan Platter Rice and Fish curry Goan Cuisine Coconut and coconut oil Chili peppers, spices and vinegar Pork dishes such as Vindaloo, Xacuti and Sorpotel Goan vegetable stew, known as Khatkhate A rich egg-based multi-layered sweet dish known as bebinca Alcoholic beverage in Goa is feni
Five Famous Personalities Dinanath Mangeshkar – Famous musician Lata Mangeshkar – Nightingale of India Varsha Usgaonkar- Renowned Maharashtrian Actress
Cont’d Digambar Kamat- Current Chief Minister of Goa Leander Peas – Tennis Player Bronze medal winner in Olympics
Language widely accepted The Konkani language is the most widely spoken mother tongue Devanāgarī: कोंकणी 1. Thank you - Dio boray koroonc 2. Please - Upkar koroonc 3 .Sorry - Maaf kor 4.Hello/good morning/ good evening - Dio boro dis dium 5.Good night - Dio bori raat dium
Work Culture Tourism is Goa's primary industry It handles 12% of all foreign tourist arrivals in India Rice is the main agricultural crop, followed by areca, cashew and coconut. The fishing industry provides employment for about forty thousand people Zuari Industries (2005 gross income Rs.36,302 million) and Sesa Goa (2005 gross income Rs.17,265 million) Goa is also notable for its low liquor prices due to its very low excise duty on alcohol. Mining in Goa focuses on ores of iron, Bauxite, manganese, clays, limestone and silica.
Places to visit Anjuna Beach Aguada Fort Goa Carnival Vasco-da-Gama Its is 29 kms form Panaji Panjim (Panaji) Margao - It is 33 Kms. from Panaji The Temple of Shri Mangesh
Strict no no in Goa Ban on night parties No smoking in public places Compulsory helmets on highways Restriction on taking alcohol outside the geographical boundaries, above a prescribed limit without paying duty on them Littering on the beaches and in the state.