Chief Minister, Dr. Pramod Sawant today laid the virtual foundation stone for Hostel Facility for Students with Special Needs at Khorlim, Mapusa of Aastha’s Anand Niketan (School for Differently Abled Children).
Speaking on the occasion, he assured that all expenses or grants required for maintaining the hostel after its completion will be borne by the Government. 100% grants will be provided by the Government to run this hostel, he added.
He reiterated Government’s commitment to constantly work and provide all the required facilities to Special Children schools in Goa. He also announced that he will personally provide donations to Aastha’s Anand Niketan Soustha and urged all the donors to come forward to provide donations to complete the project at the earliest. We should come forward to endow with Donations to such institutions to help such institutions to march forward with new ideas and goals, he added.
Speaking further, Dr. Pramod Sawant appreciated all the organizations which provide comprehensive services to the differently abled Children’s all over the State and said teachers and all the management committees efforts and the relentless work in providing education for children with a special educational needs or disability is praiseworthy.
CM also felicitated the patrons on the occasion.
Dy. Speaker, Shri Joshua D’souza, Bicholim MLA, Dr. Chandrakanth Shetye, Commissioner of Goa State Disability Commission, Shri Guruprasad Pawaskar, MMC, Chairperson, Smt. Shubhangi Vaigankar & other dignitaries were present