Panaji, July 06, 2018 … Chief Minister, Shri Manohar Parrikar recently held a meeting with PWD Minister, Shri Ramkrishna alias Sudin Dhavalikar and the Principal Chief Engineer, Chief Engineer, Executive Engineers of PWD to discuss the action plan for removal of potholes and other hindrances.
During the course of the meeting, all Executive Engineers were instructed to make visits in their designated areas to check the state of roads for subsidence, potholes, breaks in wearing course, fallen trees etc and submit a weekly report to the Principal Chief Engineer.
Directions were given to keep hot/cold mix of roads on standby and depending on the climatic condition – to undertake repair work at the first dry spell.
Executive Engineers were told to use their powers to take remedial action and ensure quality. It was informed that at the monthly common committee meetings with the Collector, cases related to digging of roads were to be discussed and streamlined with the necessary NOC.
The Chief Minister also stressed upon the need to improve inter-departmental coordination.