Panaji: July 12, 2016 …. Chief Minister Shri Laxmikant Parsekar has said that the Government has proposed to enhance monthly remuneration from Rs. 1200 to Rs. 1500 to the beneficiaries under Mahila Griha Adhar Scheme. Shri Parsekar further said his government has formulated welfare scheme to benefit common man in the state. 

 Bicholim Municipal Council Chairperson Shri Rajaram Gaonkar, former Bicholim MLA Shri Rajesh Patnekar, Councilors, Former Chairperson, Smt. Karuna Govekar, Smt. Shilpa Naik, Shri Riaz Beig, Shri Vallabh Salkar and Asstt. Engineer Shri Gawas were present on the occasion.

 Chief Minister was speaking after inaugurating Jyotirmay LED bulbs scheme at Bicholim Municipal Council hall on Sunday. He appealed to the people to take maximum benefit of the scheme to help the government in achieving the target.

 Speaking further Chief Minister said the usage of LED bulbs in the State will help to save about 75% power which could be supplied to industrial estates and other establishments which need more power.

Chief Minister further added that the government within a month’s time will also begin the work of replacing and fitting the streetlights with LED fixtures. While power consumption will be reduced, the streetlights will be brighter,” he added.

Earlier Shri Rajaram Gaonkar welcomed the guest.


Chief Minister in the presence of Leader of Opposition Shri Pratapsing Rane later distributed LED filaments to the consumers at a function held at Honda, Sattari. Honda Sarpanch Smt. Urmila Mainkar, Ex Sarpanch, Shri Deepaji Rane and Shri Vishwajeet K. Rane graced the occasion.


LED bulbs distribution function was also held at Pale in Bicholim taluka in the presence of the MLA and Chairman, GSIDC Shri Pramod Sawant and other dignitaries.