Goa State Information
Districts in Goa
Goa state map:
Goa state capital city is Panaji. The total area of the state is 3,702 Km.Sq. According to recent census the total population of the state was 1,458,545 among them male population is 739,140 and female population is 719,405. Sex ratio of the state is 960 females per 1000 males and literacy rate is 87.4 %.
Goa state vehicle registration code is GA.
Chief Minister of the state is Laxmikant Parsekar and Governor is Mridula Sinha.
Electricity board in Goa:
- Regulatory Commission - Goa Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission
- Generating Companies - Govt. of Goa Electricity Department
Electricity Tariff Slabs and Rates:
- 1 to 100 units = Rs.1.30 per unit
- 101 to 200 units = Rs.1.90 per unit
- 201 to 300 units = Rs.3.40
- 301 to 400 units = Rs.3.10
- 401 and above units = Rs.3.60
|Meaning of Goa||cow|
|Time Zone||IST (UTC+05:30)|
|State Formation Day||Saturday, May 30, 1987|
|People of the state called as||Goan, Goenkar, Goanese|
|Females per 1000 Males||960|
|Literacy Rate||87.4 %|
|State Vehicle Registration Code||GA|
|No. of districts||2|
|Chief Minister||Laxmikant Parsekar|
|State Bird||Black-Crested Bulbul|
Important Festivals of the state:
Chavoth, Diwali, Christmas, Easter, Shigmo, Samvatsar Padvo, Dasara are the major festivals celebrated in Goa state.
Top tourist places in Goa:
Professed House, Se Cathedral, Bom Jesus Basilica, St. Francis Xavier, Goa State Museum, Naval Aviation Museum, Goa Science Centre, The National Institute of Oceanography (NIO), Deer Safari Park, Sinquerim beach, Candolim beach, Calangute beach, Baga beach, Anjuna beach, Vagator beach, Morjim beach, Arambol beach, Velsao beach, Majorda beach, Betalbatim beach, Colva beach, Benaulim beach, Varca beach, Cavelossim beach, Mobor, Betul beach, Palolem beach, Arvalem (Pandava's) Caves, Rock Cut Caves of Khandepar, Arvalem Waterfalls, Dudhsagar Waterfalls, Kesarval Spring, Mayem Lake, Aguada Fort, Cabo De Rama Fort, Chapora Fort, Rachol Fort, Reis Magos, are the major tourist attractions of the state.
Rice, Ragi, coconuts, cashewnuts, arecanuts, sugarcane, are the major crops that are cultivated mostly in the state.
Important Rivers of the state:
Mandovi, Zuari, Terekhol, Chapora kushavati river and the Sal are the major rivers that flow in Goa.
Balchao, Bebinca, Cafreal, Canja de Goa, Cucumber cake, Doce, Dodol, Feni, Filoz, Godshem, Khatkhate, Kidyo, Kuswar, Modak, Patoleo, Ros omelette, Sanna, Sarapatel, Shrimp curry, Solkadhi, Varan bhaat, Vindaloo, Xacuti are few of the many varieties of Goa.
Karnataka, Maharashtra are the neighbouring states of Goa.
Districts in the state and their information is given below.
Banks and their branches:
|Sno.||Bank Name||No. of branches|
|3||Apna Sahakari Bank Limited||1|
|5||Bank Of Baroda||31|
|6||Bank Of India||51|
|7||Bank Of Maharashtra||16|
|8||Bharatiya Mahila Bank Limited||1|
|10||Catholic Syrian Bank Limited||2|
|11||Central Bank Of India||33|
|12||Citizen Credit Cooperative Bank Limited||5|
|14||DCB Bank Limited||4|
|19||ICICI Bank Limited||32|
|22||Indian Overseas Bank||38|
|24||ING Vysya Bank||4|
|25||Jammu And Kashmir Bank Limited||1|
|26||Karnataka Bank Limited||7|
|27||Karur Vysya Bank||1|
|28||Kotak Mahindra Bank Limited||5|
|29||NKGSB Cooperative Bank Limited||4|
|30||Oriental Bank Of Commerce||7|
|31||Punjab And Maharshtra Cooperative Bank||5|
|32||Punjab And Sind Bank||1|
|33||Punjab National Bank||7|
|34||Ratnakar Bank Limited||8|
|35||Reserve Bank Of India||1|
|36||Saraswat Cooperative Bank Limited||11|
|37||South Indian Bank||5|
|38||State Bank Of Hyderabad||2|
|39||State Bank Of India||101|
|40||State Bank Of Mysore||3|
|41||State Bank Of Patiala||1|
|42||State Bank Of Travancore||2|
|44||The Shamrao Vithal Cooperative Bank||2|
|45||TJSB Sahakari Bank Limited||8|
|47||Union Bank Of India||21|
|48||United Bank Of India||4|