Latest ::: Panaji:Nov,2015 …. The Chief Minister, Shri Laxmikant Parsekar laid the foundation stone for the proposed work of “improvement sluice gate (manas) and construction of bridge over the Manas at Khajan Gundu in Village Panchayat Parse in Pernem taluka recently.
The estimated cost of the project is Rs.4.91 crores. At present the bandh and sluice gate are not in good condition and allows the entry of saline water in to the field thereby affecting the agriculture and fishing activities.
Taking in consideration the above condition the Government through Water Resource Department taken up the work of development of the sluice gate in a comprehensive way for promoting agriculture, fishing activities, local employment by the way of tourism development and to provide an alternate access from Vaidongar to Parse main road.
Shri Parsekar speaking on the occasion said that the Government is promoting agricultural activities in the state and endeavors to support the farmers to undertake farming on large scale which is indication that Government cannot ignore the interest of the farmers. He said that the Government learnt about the condition of bandhs and how it affects the paddy fields thereby causing loss to farmers.
Shri Parsekar further speaking also said that the proposed project has a provision to develop the area in a manner to provide walking track, a picnic spot, sitting area with benches for tourists, locals, and nature lovers, a small garden along the bundh for illumination of the area thereby making it a tourist spot. Although the Government is committed to make development which cannot be achieved without the cooperation of the people he added.
Minister for Water Resources Shri Dayanand Mandrekar while speaking at the function called for the need to protect the interest of farmers. The construction of bundhs is of urgent. Being not in condition it allows entry of saline water thereby affecting the paddy fields therefore he suggested to undertake construction of these bundhs on priority he opined.
Smt. Shubhada Polji, Dy.Sarpanch,, Shri Satish Nagoji, Smt.Pravina Kandolkar, Shri Satish Naik, all Ward Members. Shri Pramod Badami EE WRD were those who attended the function.
Shri Dipak Kalangutkar Ex-ZP Member welcomed the guests.The function was compered by Shri Nilesh Kalangutkar while Shri Gopal Bhisaji Sarpanch V.P.Parse proposed the vote of thanks.
There after the Chief Minister Shri Parsekar in the presence of Smt. Vaioshali Shirodkar Sarpanch VP Mandrem commenced the work of construction of Sulabh Shouchayalay Complex will be taken up at an estimated near Bhagawati Mandir at Deulwada Mandrem. The four seater toilet complex has a cost of Rs.13.35lakhs.The work of the project will be executed through Sulabh International. Shri Sushil Kumar Chairman of Sulabh Shouchalay, Smt. Shrimati Manjrekar ZP Member, Shri V.M.Chawan EE PWD, Shri R.LAshtekar JE PWD and others were present on theoccasion.