Tourism minister Dilip Parulekar lays foundation stone for Colva Coastal Circuit at Colva

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02/03/2014 … Minister for Tourism, Dilip Parulekar today, laid the foundation stone for Colva Coastal Circuit at Colva under which development of tourism affiliated infrastructure and basic facilities and beautification of areas of Betalbatim, Colva and Benaulim beaches to boost tourism will be undertaken.

Rs 15 crore project under Central Finance Assistance from Ministry of Tourism, New Delhi and is scheduled to be completed within 270 days excluding monsoons.

Parulekar, speaking on the occasion said that the government is providing the necessary fillup for boosting the tourism related infrastructure by making available the basic facilities and amenities to attract tourist all round the year.

Referring to the ongoing taxi problem, he assured that the government will not permit any outside agency to establish their shop at the cost of the local taxi owners.

MLA Francisco Xavier Pacheco said that the project will give a face lift to three villages and will also benefit the people. He urged the people not to object this beautiful project.