Chief Minister, Dr Pramod Sawant while handing out allotment letters to kiosks vendors from Bambolim at a function held at Institute Menezes Braganza today, told the beneficiaries that Government cares for them and that is why they undertook this drive to rehabilitate them.
The vendors who are being rehabilitated used to sell their products outside the Goa Medical College (GMC) for a long time. The Chief Minister said that with the new rehabilitation, there would not be chaos and obstruction to ambulance services and more space has been created now for those visiting the GMC.
Dr Sawant informed that the allotment of kiosks has been done in a fair transparent manner. The fixing of the monthly rent for the kiosks was done taking vendors into consideration, he added.
Dr Sawant further said there would be a second phase to rehabilitate the rest of the vendors and those who have not been covered in either of the phases can approach the concerned authority with required proof and if eligible there would be rehabilitated.
Present at the function were Minister for Power, Shri Nilesh Cabral, Santa Cruz MLA, Shri Rudolfo Fernandes, North Goa Collector and District Magistrate, Ms Mamu Hage, IAS, Additional Collector-II, Shri Kedar Naik, Deputy Collector, Tiswadi, Shri Rajesh Ajgaonkar among others.