17-7-2013 … The draft holistic master plan for the capital city of Panaji would be kept open for suggestion from Thursday this was announced by chief minister manohar parrikar at a function held at the corporation office in Panjim
parrikar also announced that the same format would also be used for other cities likes margao, mapusa, vasco and ponda
It may be noted that the draft plan would consist of various aspects designed and finalized by the experts for up gradation of infrastructure in Panaji city which is being prepared by consultant L K S India private limited, who started their work in February 2013.
The plan for developing Panjim city is part of the Rs 50 crore budget proposal allocated to the Corporation of the City of Panaji, which was announced by the government in March after Chief minister Parrikar, in his budget speech in 2012, had announced a master plan for Panaji city while the work has been entrusted to the GSIDC.
Chief Minister parrikar was at the ccp office on Wednesday morning to inaugurate the four garbage collection trucks which were donated by four private firms who have their registered offices in the capital city and the same was done under their corporate social responsibilities scheme in the presence of ccp mayor surendra furtado, ccp councilors and representatives of the four private firms …
Commenting over the statements made by ccp mayor surendra furtado of not giving his views on the report of market illegalities to the state government as well as appoint a retired judge to study the report Chief minister manohar parrikar said that it was the decision of the corporation and he had no say on it
Meanwhile ccp mayor surendra furtado said that four more new trucks were in the pipeline which would be donate be some of the leading banking firms of the country having their office in the city