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  • 1. Go Goa 365 Days
    Group Members
    Pankaj Joshi
    Pavan Karwa
    Rashmi Navaghane
    Yogesh Kedar
  • 2. 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
  • 3. History of Goa
    • Vasco de Gama reached India on 18 May1498
    • 4. Portuguese language, and culture
    • 5. The legacy of the values and ideals of Christianity in the Orient and Goa.
    • 6. Natural harbors and wide rivers
    • 7. St. Francis Xavier arrived in 1542
    • 8. Goa got Independence on 12th December 1961
  • Religions
    “Sarva Dharma Sama Bhava” (Equal Respect for All Religions)
    • Christianity (Roman Catholics)
    • 9. Hinduism
    • 10. Islam
  • Goa People
    • Exudes charm and warmth
    • 11. Friendly and happy-go-lucky people
    • 12. Goan people
    • 13. “Siesta”
    • 14. Liberal thinking
    • 15. 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
  • 16. 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
  • 17. Five Famous Personalities
    Dinanath Mangeshkar – Famous musician
    Lata Mangeshkar –
    Nightingale of India
    Varsha Usgaonkar- Renowned Maharashtrian Actress
  • 18. Cont’d
    Digambar Kamat- Current Chief Minister of Goa
    Leander Peas – Tennis Player
    Bronze medal winner in Olympics
  • 19. 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
  • 20. 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.
  • 21. 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
  • 22. 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.
  • 23. India
    the land of unity in diversity