Panaji, October 11, 2016 … Member of Parliament, North Goa and Minister of State (Independent charge), Ministry of Ayush, Shri Shripad Naik, laid the foundation stone for classrooms under the MPLAD scheme (Members of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme) in the St Anthony High School, Mapusa, and Janata High School, Mapusa on Monday.
The Minister who made his first pit stop at the St Anthony High School in Duler, Mapusa, said, “When I was approached by the school authorities asking for assistance to build the classrooms, I was happy because it gave me the opportunity to help. With the addition of these classrooms, the children will no longer have to sit in cramped ones.” He further said, “We have undertaken several development projects under the MPLAD scheme.
This is the fourth term of mine wherein it is being implemented.” Shri Sandeep Falari, the Chairperson of the Mapusa Municipal Council (MMC),Shri Martin Carrasco, Councillor, MMC, Bro Francis More, Chairperson of St Anthony High School, Duler and Bro Joy, M. P, Headmaster of the school and PWD officials were present on the occasion.
Shri Shripad Naik later laid the foundation stone for classrooms at the Janata High School in Mapusa. Present on the occasion were Shri Jagannath Manerkar, Chairperson of the institution, Shri Ratnakant Chatim, Headmaster of the school, Shri Jagannath Natekar, Manager of the school and teachers.
Shri Shripad Naik also handed over of two ambulances, one for the District Level Hospital, North Goa and the other for the Primary Health Centre (PHC) in Calangute, under the MPLAD scheme, at a function at District Level Hospital in Mapusa. Present on the occasion were Dr Geeta Kakodkar, Medical Superintendent, Asilo hospital and Dr J.B. Pinto, Health Officer, PHC, Calangute.