Panaji: January 20, 2020 … Chief Minister Dr. Pramod Sawant along with Minister for Rural Development Agency Shri. Michael Lobo held a meeting with senior officials of Rural Development Agency (RDA) and reviewed the various issues pertaining to National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (NREGA), National Rural Livelihood Mission (NRLM) schemes and other matters.
During the meeting the Chief Minister directed the concerned authorities to prepare a comprehensive proposal to strengthen the NREGA Scheme, and also NRLM. Director RDA Shri. Sanjit Rodrigues highlighted the need to engage requisite manpower on contract basis under NREGA so as to facilitate the RDA to seek funds from Central Government and take up various work related to development.
Shri. Rodrigues also stressed the need to appoint the adequate number of Junior Engineers on contractual basis to execute the work of various projects under RDA.
The meeting was attended by Chief Secretary Shri. Parimal Rai IAS, Secretary RDA Shri.Sanjay Gihar IAS, Addl.Secretary Finance Shri. Sunil Masurkar, Addl.Secretary Personal Shri. Harish Adconkar, Addl.Secretary Administrative Reforms Department Shri. Vijay Paranjape, Project Director South DRDA Smt.Meena Goltekar.