Panaji : December 2, 2016 ….. The Chief Minister Shri Laxmikant Parsekar inaugurated ‘Development of Kajan Gundo Bandh- Waterfront’ which has been taken up at an estimated cost of 6.5crore at a function held at Parsem, Pernem yesterday. The function was organized by the Department of Water Resources.
The Chief Minister in his address said that development is not possible without the cooperation and support of the people. He said the construction of bus stand at Pernem, Development of Agarwada Junction, Development of road for Electronic city and construction of building for hospital at Tuyem, bridges at Mandrem, widening of roads at various places and other developmental works in Pernem taluka has become possible due to cooperation of local people.
Shri Parsekar further said that the flagship projects like proposed Green field Airport at Mopa, Electronic city at Tuyem will open employment opportunities for youth folk in the state thereby change face of Pernem taluka in near future he added.
The Minister for Water Resources, Shri Dayanand Mandrekar addressing at the function said that the Government has taken up the development of Khajan Gundo Bandh with proper planning and with farsightedness taking in to view need of the people and also to attract tourists. He said the Government has succeeded in providing a beautiful project for the benefit of the people of Parsem and surrounding areas.
Shri Dipak Kalangutkar Ex-ZP Member also spoke on the occasion.
The development of this Khajan Gundo Bandh has been done with the intention to prevent infiltration of saline water in farm land admeasuring 440 hector belonging to section of farmers from Parsem. The sluice gates of this bandh has been done with the use of modern technology. The development of this bandh have also been done with the objective to connect villages like Chonsai and people living beneath Vaydongar hill. The facilities of street lights, footpath for joggers, benches and a garden and development of road has been done to attract tourists as well.
Shri Arun Bandhkar,ZP Member, Shri Rama Naik Sapanch VP Parsem, Shri Pramod Badami, AE WRD, Shri Nagrajan Supdt.Engineer WRD, staff of WRD, Ward Members of Various Village Panchayats and others attended the function.
Chief Engineer WRD, Shri S.T Nadkarni, welcomed the guests.