Panaji: August 4, 2014 … Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar inaugurated newly constructed building of Government College of Arts, Science and commerce at Sakhali yesterday. The building has been constructed by the Goa State Infrastructure development corporation Limited (GSIDC) at the cost of Rupees 28 crores.
Deputy Speaker of Goa Legislative Assembly and MLA of Mayem Constituency Shri Anant Shet, Vice Chairman of GSIDC and MLA of Sankhali Constituency, Dr.Pramod Sawant, Chairman of Higher Education, Shri Bhaskar Nayak and Principal of Govt. College Sankhali, Mrs. Lucy James were present on the occasion.
Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, in his address highlighted the measures taken by his Government in providing quality infrastructure for educational Institutes inspite of all the financial hurdles, Government has accorded top priority for educational infrastructure in every corner of Goa. He said, value based education is the need of the hour and students should make use of all the facilities provided to show their future of young ones. He appealed to the students to take care of the newly constructed building.
Deputy Speaker Shri Anant Shet, said that the aim of education is not just obtaining a degree but through education we want to make cultured patriots and socially sound human beings who will always think of others and society instead of themselves.
Shri Bhaskar Naik, appreciated the efforts initiated by Chief Minister in providing quality education and infrastructure and also appealed to the authorities to make this Government college transformed into a research center.
Dr. Pramod Sawant, said, newly constructed college building has added to the glory of the Sakhali town. New projects like KTC new bus stand, full fledged hospital, master plan for all round development of Sakhali will transform change Sakhali into a mini city he added.
Earlier students presented a welcome song. Principal Mrs. Lucy James welcomed the gathering, Shri Prakash Kamat compered while Shri Chandrashekhar Rao proposed the vote of thanks.