Panaji: April 25, 2017 … Minister for Water Resources Shri. Vinod Dattaram Palyekar in the presence of leader of Opposition Shri. Chandrakant (Babu) Kavlekar laid the foundation stone for the proposed construction work of Retaining Wall at Biptimol near Mr. Clement Ferrao House at Quepem today. The estimated cost of the project is Rs. 43,66,337 and the work would be undertaken by M/s. Unique Constructions, Quepem and would be completed in a stipulated time period of 180 days. The stretch of wall is 60 Mts. with 5 mts. height. The construction of retaining wall will help prevent soil erosion during rainy season.
Speaking on the occasion Minister Shri. Palyekar assured to extend cooperation for the all-round development of Quepem and its surrounding areas. He said the development work of historical and touristic places in Quepem Constituency will be taken up through funds earmarked for the development of Tourism. Development of these places he said will boost tourism by benefiting the local people he added.
Shri. Kavlekar, MLA said, to make all round development of Quepem cooperation and support of the government is essential. He said the water scarcity problem of Quepem needs to be resolved on priority.
Chairperson of Quepem Municipal Council Shri. Raul Pereira, Vice Chairperson Shri. Paulu Fernandes, Councillors Smt. Deepali Naik, Smt. Rasmi Bhandari and others, were present on the occasion.