Panaji: February 13, 2020 …. The Governor of Goa Shri Satya Pal Malik visited villages of North Goa District today. During the time he visited the heritage homes of Shri Caetano N.De Souza at Gongrem and Shri Armando Braganza at Mazalwado at Assagao in Bardez Taluka. where he discussed about the construction and maintenance of such heritage homes for which he favoured the felicitation of the owners of these houses during the celebration of National Days at Raj Bhavan.
Thereafter the Governor visited the agricultural fields in Corlim village in Tiswadi Talika and had meeting with the farmers and elected representatives in the Panchayat hall where he discussed issues related to agriculture.
During the interaction the Governor suggested to the farmers to bring fallow land under cultivation. He also suggested to the Agriculture Department to organize field visit of farmers to salinity affected lands in Brazil which have been converted into cultivable land. He assured to discuss with the Chief Minister and other Ministers regarding the issues of maintenance of Bunds and sluice gates. He explained that the Goan brown rice is in great demand in other parts of the country. Which needs to be tapped by the farmers of Goa said the Governor..
Collector North Goa Smt. R. Menka IAS, Addl. Collector-II, Shri Gopal Parsekar, Addl. Collector-III, Shri Mahadev Arondekar, Director of Agriculture, Shri Madhav Kelkar, Deputy Collector & S.D.O, Shri Vivek H.P, Deputy Collector & S.D.O-I, Shri Ashok Potekar, Deputy Collector & S.D.O-II, Shri Mamu Hage IAS, Mamlatdar Bardez, Shri Laxmikant Kuttikar, Mamlatdar Tiswadi, Shri Franklin Ferrao, Talathi Assagao, Shri Viraj Sangodkar, and ZAO, Smt. Neelima Gawas were those who accompanied the Governor.