Goan Reporter News: Goa Konkani Academy new Office Inaugurated


Chief Minister Dr. Pramod Sawant today inaugurated Goa Konkani Academy new Office along with Dalgado Library at 5th Floor, BSNL Building, Patto. Goa Konkani Akademi office has been reshuffling every now and then finally gets a new space to carry out its official work.

While speaking at the inaugural Chief Minister Dr. Promod Sawant said that the dream of Konkani lovers will be fulfilled soon as the Government will take up the construction of Konkani Bhavan. “I am in talks with officials and plan to introduce competitive exams like Banking, Railway and postal to be carried out in Konkani language. Today we need all Goans and Konkani lovers across the world to come forward to start the Konkani Literature Revolution”.

On this occasion CM felicitated Jnanpith Awardee, Shri. Damodar Mauzo for his incredible work in Konkani Literature. While speaking on the occasion Shri Damodar Mauzo said that “I appreciate Dr. Pramod Sawant led Government for providing new space for Konkani Akademi and hereby request him to construct new innovative Konkani Bhavan as soon as possible. In order to improve our official language we need to improvise the academics. Mother tongue is not the language taught by mothers to their children but also the language of the soil just like Karnataka official language is Kanada, France official language is French, Konkan region official language is Konkani and we need to be proud of our language”.

During the function CM also released a book on the life of Late, Dr. Manohar Rai Sardesai. The other dignitaries present were Secretary (Rajbhasha), Shri. Sarpreet Singh Gill, IAS, Jnanpith Awardee, Shri. Damodar Mauzo, Saraswati Samman Awardee, Shri. Mahabaleshwar Sail, Chairman Goa Konkani Akademy, Shri. Arun Sakhardande, Secretary Goa Konkani Akademy, Smt. Meghana Shetgaonkar and others.