15-march-2013 … Chief minister Manohar Parrikar held its pre budget citizens interaction at the menezes Braganza hall in Panjim where in chief minister denied to reveal anything as what was store in for goans in the 2013-14 budget before its announcement on March 18 for fear of breaching regulation …
The interaction was organised by the managing committee of institute menezes Braganza which received an overwhelming response with an enthusiastic crowd of laypersons, college students, members from the industry and government employees asked many questions to the Chief Minister on employment, education, women’s safety and government finances.
The interaction was moderated by a panel comprising member of the Goa Planning Board, Rajendra Bhobe, and, vice principal, Dempo College of Commerce Nikhil Verenkar.
Addressing the gathering at the start of his address, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said that he tried his best to come close to people’s expectations by delivering 65-70 per cent of the announcements made by him in the first budget of the government in March 2012.
Parrikar said that due to the halt in mining activities, mining companies had stopped pumping out water from the mining pits which had also resulting in creating water chaos in the state
Stating that some development was not seen by some Parrikar said that most of the development promised by his government were in full swing and would be done as promised by his government