Panaji August 16, 2018 …… Minister for Tourism and Sports Shri Manohar Azgaonkar inaugurated the Pernem Bus stand and Market Complex in the distinguished presence of GSIDC Chairman Shri Deepak Pauskar and Shri Dayanad Sopte ,MLA on the occasion of Independence Day celebration at a function held at Pernem yesterday.
Speaking on the occasion ,Shri Azgaonkar said that people of Pernem was in need of a bus stand as all the buses used to halt along the roadside, which resulted in traffic congestion .Now a full fledge bus stand is finally opened for public. Azgaonkar appealed to the people to maintain cleanliness at the bus stand. He also requested the Directorate of transport to make compulsory to all the buses including private and KTC to ply from the new bus stand.
Shri Deepak Pauskar, MLA in his address informed that the new bus stand have 10 alighting and departing bays, six waiting bays and two bays for repairing. The bus stand is designed with a single entry point and single exit point for buses. It has a provision for shops, cafeteria and office of assistant director of transport, Settlements and Land Records department and Town and Country Planning Department .It also includes shops and basement for parking for four wheelers and taxis. Also taxi stand has been provided separately for pilots, rickshaw and four wheelers.
Shri Dayanad Sopte, MLA, Mandrem and Shri Nikhil Desai, Director, Directorate of transport also spoke on the occasion.
Also present on the occasion were Ms Shradha Mashelkar ,Chairpesron Pernem Municipal Council , Shri Prashant Gadekar , Deputy Chairperson, Shri Vasudev Deshprabhu, Ex chairperson PMC, Shri Parsuram Kotkar , former MLA Pernem, Shri Tukaram Harmalkar,ZP member of Dhargal , Shri Derrick Pereira , Managing director ,Kadamba Transport Corporation Shri Ramesh Sawal, ZP member of Torsem and other panch members.
Shri Raju Bondre compered the function while Shri Sushant Mandrekar proposed the vote of thanks.