February 18, 2013The Deputy Chief Minister Shri Francisc D’Souza has said that  the municipalities are required to undertake projects which will help to generate revenue making the municipalities self reliant.

Shri D’Souza  who was the chief guest at the inaugural function of market complex phase II and municipal hall at Cuncolim yesterday.  The function was organized by the Goa State Urban Development Agency.

Speaking further Shri D’Souza also said that the Government has given momentum to the development in the state.  The demand of separate auditorium be said would be looked into and the same could be provided in two years. The steps also will be initiated to redress the problem of parking and the provision of commercial complex.

Shri Rajan Naik MLA while speaking on the occasion thanked the Government for providing facility of market complex and municipal hall in Cuncolim.  He appealed to the people to cooperate with the Government for the further development of Cuncolim.

The Municipal hall and market complex has been constructed by GSUDA at an estimated cost of Rs.4.5 crores The hall provides sitting capacity of 1000 people, a stage, washrooms, changing rooms, pantry rooms etc. whereas the market complex provides shops for fish vendars and vegetable and fruit vendars.

Shri Benjamin Silva MLA Vellim also spoke on the occasion.

Shri Arecio D’Souza Ex-Minister, Shri Philonion Vaz Ex-Chairman CMC, Shri Ajay Bhagat Chairperson Canacona Municipal Council, Shri Landry Mascarenhas Vice-Chairperson CMC, Smt. Polita Carneiro, Smt. Crossy Fernandes, Shri Premdeep Desai, Shri Mangaldas Gaonkar, Shri Anthony Fernandes, Shri Nagesh Chitari, Dr. Laxman Naik all councellors, Shri Shivaji Desai Chief Officer CMC where those who present at the function.

Shri Devendra Desai Chairperson CMC welcomed the gathering; Shri Vijaykumar Kopre compered the function.