Panaji: November 29, 2018 ….Union Minister of State for AYUSH  (Independent Charge (IC), Shri Shripad Naik inaugurated the rehabilitation project for 14 project affected families of Mopa Airport in the  presence of Minister  for Tourism Shri Manohar Azgaonkar  at Casarvarnem in Pernem yesterday.

The function was organized by Directorate of Civil Aviation in which both the Ministers  handed over the house keys to the respective project affected family.

Speaking on the occasion Shri Shripad Naik praised people of  Pernem Taluka for their cooperation and  providing their land to set up Mopa Airport and other  projects in Pernem Constituency “ This project is one of it kind of the state as rehabilitation is provided to Dhangar community where 14 families are given 800 square meters of land upon which houses have been constructed on 100 square meters. Each family has been also provided with  cow/goat shed in 50 sq meters a Community hall, a crematorium and 20,000 sq. meter of grazing land for goats and cattles” the Minister informed.

Shri Azgaonkar, speaking on the occasion said that the Government is meant for common man and credited Chief Minister Shri Manohar Parrikar for this project. “As Employment is one of the  biggest problems, in the state, upcoming projects such as Ayush Centre, International cricket Stadium, Mopa Airport will help to generate employment and first preference will be given to the people of Pernem taluka. Development is taking place in every nook and corner of the state be it Zuari, Mandovi Bridge, four lane road, work is carried out at fast pace in the state,” Shri Azgaonkar stated.

Smt Suvidha Teli, Chairperson of Pernem Municipal Council,Shri Ramesh Sawal ZP Member, Shri Shyamsundar Naik Sarpanch-Casarvarnem, Shri Rosh Fernandes, Sarpanch-Amre Porascadem, Shri Santosh Malik, Sarpanch-Chandel Hasnapur, Smt Pallavi Raul Sarpanch-Mopa Shri Pradip Kambli, Sarpanch- Varkahand and officials of GMR were present on the occasion.

Earlier, Dr. S.Shanbhogue,Director of Directorate of Civil Aviation  welcomed the gathering. Dr. Rupa Chari compered the function while Shri Dyneshwar Varak proposed vote of thanks.


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