Panaji: July 13, 2019 ..Minister for Tribal Welfare Shri Govind Gaude inaugurated a Work Shop on Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989 and Forest rights Act 2006 at Ravindra Bhavan Margao recently.
Speaking on the occasion the Minister said, Government officers should strive and put in dedicated efforts to implement prevention of atrocities Act 1989 and Forest Rights Act 2006 and submit the detailed report within a period of 20 days. He cautioned that any negligence in the implementation of the act will not be tolerated.
Speaking further the Minister said, the performance of the officers depend upon the output. All officers have to perform and show their output, in case of any difficulty government will support them but they should not cause inconvenience to poor people. Proper administration coupled with proper planning yield positive results, he added.
Commissioner of Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribes Shri Prakash Velip expressed his views on the occasion. He thanked the government for formation of SC/ST commission.
President of Ravindra Bhavan Shri Prashant Naik said due to Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe Commission People belonging to poorest section are holding higher position in public sector.He said Government officials should be supportive to the public When they visit government offices for works.
Dr. Uday Gaonkar, Dy Director of Education said people living in forest areas helping to preserve traditional plants in the forest.
Director of Tribal Welfare Smt. Sandya Kamat welcomed the guests. Pooja Joshi proposed the vote of thanks, Smt. Yogini Joshi compered