Immersion of Ganesh idols to get easier with the help of Drishti lifeguards


The festival of Ganesh Chaturthi is just around the corner and everyone is gearing up to celebrate. It’s a very important festival in Hindu religion and very much celebrated in the Konkan region of India. Hindu households across Goa have already installed idols of Lord Ganesh. Observations include chanting of Vedic hymns and Hindu texts […]

A complete makeover for Panjim’s famous Miramar beach soon


Goa’s most important selling point when it comes to tourism is its beautiful coastline. From North to South, the state is dotted with a number of beaches, some more popular than others. In Panjim, there is the famous Miramar beach which is visited by hundreds of locals as well as tourists almost all year round. […]

Drishti Issues Advisory for the Monsoon Months of June to September

monsoon months

After an extremely hot and humid summer, the monsoons have finally hit Goa. And as we all know, the monsoon months from June to September have to be heeded with caution. From driving on the roads to even visiting the beach, as tourists usually do, everyone needs to be extremely careful. For this reason, Drishti […]

TeraMeraBeach public awareness campaign comes to an end


150 days ago, Dristhi Marine started the TeraMeraBeach public awareness campaign. The campaign comes to an end this weekend. It was aimed at educating people, especially domestic visitors, on cleanliness and beach management along the coastal stretch of Goa. TeraMeraBeach campaign The state of Goa’s beaches led to them roping in Drishti Marine in 2016 […]

Miramar Beach almost disappears under waste after New Year’s Eve


Goa in general faces a problem with garbage and waste management all through the year. It’s not just the roadside areas that suffer. Our beautiful beaches bear the brunt of most of it since this is where the hordes of tourists descend from the hinterland areas. New Year, same old problems with waste On the […]

Open toilets on Salcete’s beaches leave a stink in the air


First, there was all the noise being made about tourists using open spaces as their own, personal campsite complete with cooking equipment. Right on its heels come reports that the Salcete beaches have it even worse considering they are now being used as open toilets. A horrifying stench According to the newspapers, you can’t even […]

GTDC aims for Blue Flag certification of Goa’s beaches

Blue Flag certification

Goa is best known and loved for its beaches. With a coastline that’s approximately 105 kilometers long, the state has some of the most beautiful beaches in India. However, we do not have the Blue Flag certification for any beach in India. What is Blue Flag certification? In short, The Blue Flag is a certification by the Foundation […]

Morjim Beach – Olive Ridley Turtles and Russian Tourists.

morjim beach

There are two beaches in India blessed with the annual visits of nesting Olive Ridley Turtles. The Gahirmata Beach in Orissa and Morjim Beach in Goa (there a few other beaches in Goa where these turtles are sometimes spotted but Morjim is the key spot). Morjim beach is located in the northern end of Goa, […]