01-08-2013 … Stating that the height of the state roads would be increased in the next few months Pwd minister sudhin dhavlikar on Thursday said that the state government would carry out investigation in to the laying process of the hot mixing works of the porvorim road in porvorim area
The transport minister who is also the minister for pwd was speaking at the inaugural function of the 3rd road safety week which was held at the conference hall of the institute of hotel management and catering technology at porvorim with a theme driving faster causes disaster
Also present on the occasion were porvorim mla rohan khaunte, director of transport arun desai, goa can roland martin’s, principal secretary parimal rai, ihn principal roque d’cruz and other’s
It may be noted that the deteriorating condition of the road near new Secretariat complex at Porvorim is has been posing a grave threat to motorist revealing the quality of work done by the public works department as well as the national highway authority.
Speaking at the function transport minister sudhin dhavlikar said that the state government was in process of increasing the height of the roads along the rural areas, major district roads, state highways as well as national highways too which could help in easing traffic congestion as well getting down a number of road accidents taking place on the state roads
Porvorim mla rohan khaunte said that there was a need for every civic sense and road safety to go hand in hand and should prevail among youth so that better sense could come up among youth while riding along the state roads
Meanwhile director of transport arun desai said that it was happy to say that the numbers of deaths due to roads accidents in the state during the last three years have gone down drastically after the organization of such road safety weeks in the state