WRD minister reterated the need of an inquiry in to the sub standard work carried out in to the tillari irrigation canal project

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25-feb-2013 …. Water resources minister dayanand mandrekar on Monday once again reterated the need of an inquiry in to the sub standard work carried out in to the tillari irrigation canal project stating that there were possibilities of more breaches taking place towards the tillari canal

Mr mandrekar was speaking to media reporters on the occasion of the birthday celebrations of porvorim mla rohan khaunte where in mr mandrekar in the presence of mr khaunte laid the foundation stone for the flood control measures near church road along with torda, paithona creek and improvement to the existing nallah from palyekar field to the end of poi in salvador do mundo village panchayat costing a sum of the amount to over a crore of rupees …

Speaking on the occasion the water resources minister dayanand mandrekar said that though goa was facing a lot of water shortage due to the burst of the tillari canal he appreciated his officers of conducting war footing work for making arrangements of water to goan farmers …

Mandrekar raised question on ideas of those who had initiated the plans of getting water for the state of goa and stated that it was important for the state of goa if it had created its own independent water source at that time …

Meanwhile porvorim mla rohan khaunte said that the flood control measures would help local farmers from saline water which used to enter in their fields and spolit their paddy and vegetable cultivation every year