Panaji: February 21, 2019 …“An elected representative should use his/her powers for positive development of the society and its people,” Minister for Health Shri. Vishwjeet Rane said after laying the foundation stone for proposed Panchayat building at Village Panchayat (VP) Keri in Sattari, recently.
The estimated cost of the proposed work is of Rs. 2, 14, 75, 443, 00/- and will be built under the ‘Deendayal Panchayat Raj Infrastructure Development (Golden Jubilee) Scheme’.
Present on the occasion were Shri Fati Gaonkar, ZP Member, Shri Govind Gauns, Sarpanch V.P. Keri, Smt. Rukmini Gauns, Dy. Sarpanch, Shri Walawalkar, Manager, Goa State Infrastructure Development Corporation (GSIDC), Shri Gurudatt Sanzgiri, Project Consultant, Shri Vinod Shinde and other Panchayat members.
Speaking further Shri Rane said that the Government will soon provide nutritious and quality food to the patients at Goa Medical College (GMC), similar to its private counterparts. “Government is planning to spend more than Rs. 12 to 14 Crore annually on such exercise,” he added.
The Health Minister appealed to the locals to have faith in him and said that the Government has always believed in giving back to society by organizing community development programmes in areas like health, education, governance etc.
Shri Fati Gaonkar, ZP Member and Shri. Laxman Gauns, former Sarpanch also spoke on the occasion.
Earlier, Sarpanch Shri. Gauns welcomed the guests. Shri Laxman Majik compered and proposed the vote of thanks. The Panchayat project includes a waiting area for visitors, shops and a Multipurpose Hall with a capacity of 600 people.