The previous Laxmikant Parsekar-led government had changed classification of coconut tree to a `palm’. The Assembly, on the last day of Monsoon session, passed the Goa, Daman and Diu (Preservation of) Trees Act, 1984 to regulate felling of coconut trees and reclassify it as a tree.
- Current Chief Minister of Goa is Manohar Parrikar.
- Smt. Mridula Sinha is the Governor of Goa.