Panaji:  September 26, 2017 …. The Government is committed to improve the infrastructure for the development of State and its people, said Chief Minister, Shri Manohar Parrikar adding that it is responsibility of the people to maintain the projects.

Shri Parrikar stated that the financial condition of Goa is getting strong day by day. All the development projects are carried out for the betterment of people. Till date not a single project has been rejected for non-availability of funds, he remarked.

Chief Minister, Shri Manohar Parrikar made this statement during the day long visit to Sankhalim constituency while hearing to the various grievances being faced by the people from seven PanchayatS and one Municipality from Sankhali Constituency on his day long Jan Sampark Abhiyan, yesterday.

The Chief Minister has decided to visit all 40 constituencies as a part of Jan Sampark Abhiyan to redress the public grievances at their doorsteps.

At the start of his day long visit to Sankhali Constituency the Chief Minister was welcomed by Speaker of Goa Legislative Assembly Dr. Pramod Sawant along with Sarpanch of Amona Village Panchayat Shri Sandesh Naik at Amona Bridge which was followed by a rally.  Later, he visited the Vetal Temple and also listened to the grievances of public from Amona Panchayat.

Shri Parrikar was also welcomed by Navellim Village Panachayat and Truck Owner Association at Navellim.

During the course of hearing of public grievances, the Chief Minster reiterated the Government’s commitment to redress the problems of public in a State and asserted that the Online Public Grievances Redressal System has been launched to facilitate the people to lodge their complaint online. He appealed to the people to use the portal to register and redress their issues.

Highlighting the importance of cleanness Chief Minister called upon the people to keep their area clean. Involvement of people in Swachh Bharat Mission is necessary, he said and added that everyone has to take care of one’s own garbage in its area and keep their toilet clean for better health care. He urged the people to avoid the use of plastic. Goa is a touristic place and tourist love clean places, he added.

Shri Parrikar informed that the Virdi Bridge will be thrown open to the people in December fulfilling the long pending demand of the village of road connectivity to their neighbouring villages. He also informed that a study is underway to ascertain whether to increase the height of Dam or to construct new support dam in the vicinity of Anjunem Dam to meet the demand of the people for providing sufficient potable water.

Shri Parrikar visited village Panchayat Amona, Navellim, Surla, Velguem, Palli, Kudnaim and Sankhalim Municipality where he acquainted himself with the problems faced by the people of the respective areas.

During the day long visit the Chief Minister listened to the grievances of Public representatives pertaining to the roads, drinking water, Electricity, agriculture, sulabh Toilet, Nallah Bandhara in their respective areas At Ravindr Bhavan, Sankhalim. Chief Minister also instructed the concerned officers to initiate immediate action with due procedure to redress the same.         

He said discipline alongwith the dedicated responsibility towards work is main source of success. He urged the public representatives to prepare a proper list of grievances faced by the public of their areas and submit to his office for quick redressal.

He also assured to look into the demand of the people to depute a full time Chief Officer to Sankhali Municipality at the earliest.

Shri Dharmesh Saglani, Chairperson SMC, Sarpanchs, Panchayat Members, Government Officers were present on the occasion

Chief Minister, Shri Parrikar also inaugurated beautification of surrounding of Shree Navdurga Temple at Village Panachayat Pale- Kothambi, work of which is to be executed by GSIDC at a cost of Rs 1.50 lakhs.

Chairman, GSIDC, Shri Deepak Pawaskar,  was also present on the occasion.


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