DATA CENTRE SET UP TO START FUNCTIONING SOON: FURTADO, ALL PANCHAYATS WILL BE BROUGHT UNDER E-GOVERNANCE

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Panaji:  August 16, 2016 …. Minister for Fisheries, ShriAvertano Furtado has said that data centreset up at a cost of Rs. 3.00 crore will start functioning within 3 months wherein various certificates by Mamlatdars will be made available online.

All Panchayats will also be brought under e-governance within the next two months thereby providing birth, death, N.O.C.s, form I & XIV, payment of taxes and other dues online. This he asserted is done as the government’s commitment to provide excellent service to all.

Speaking after unfurling the Tricolour at Matanhy Saldanha Administrative Complex, Margao, on monday, Shri Furtado said central government has already sanctioned Rs. 200 crores while another Rs. 350crores are expected for development of tourism in the State, as Goa has become one of the best tourist destinations in the world.

 Welcoming the One Nation One Tax Reform through the single biggest tax reform – GST -Shri Furtado assured to implement the same at the earliest by rectifying the Constitutional amendment bill by the State.

 Recalling the sacrifices of the great leaders to attain freedom for the nation, the Fisheries Minister informed that construction of an ultra-modern wholesale fish market at Margao besides Rope Way project connecting Panaji to Reis Magos at a cost of Rs. 190 crores on PPP model is in the offing.

 Appealing to the people to shoulder responsibilities to take the State and the nation to great heights as responsible citizens, Shri Furtado reiterated the government’s commitments to provide better health facilities to its populace.  The DeelDayal Swasthaya Seva Yojana providing mediclaim facilities will be launched today.  The Government intends to cover the entire State.  Attempt is made to enroll the left out people by going to the doorstep by way of setting up camps in all talukas, he remarked.

 Government will implement the 7th Pay Commission to its employees.  The November salary will be paid as per the recommendation pointed out Shri Furtado and added that due budgetary provision has been made.

 On arrival, Shri Furtado was received by Collector (South), Shri L.S. Roncon Pereira.

 The Fisheries Minister also inspected the Guard of Honour by the Police personnel.  Students from various schools sang National integration songs.

 Member of Parliament, Shri Shantaram Naik; MLA’s, Shri Digamber Kamat, Shri Vijay Sardessai, Shri Caitano Silva, Shri Benajmin D’Silva and Shri Subhash(Rajan) Naik; Chairperson of Margao Municipal Council, Smt. Babita Angle Prabhudessai; Freedom Fighters, and senior government officials were amongst those present on the occasion.

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