01/07/2014 ….Dy. Chief Minister Shri Francis D’ Souza laid the foundation stone for the construction work of the proposed  Rs. 6.15 crores Administrative Office building for Sanguem Municipal Council at a  function held at Sanguem yesterday.

Shri Subhash Phaldesai, MLA graced the occasion.

The project involves demolition  of the existing Sanguem Municipal Council and  the reconstruction. It will be completed  in 18 months and will have  provision of new Balwadi,  bank and to accommodate approximately 23 shops on the ground floor, besides Offices and Council and Administrative  hall with a capacity of 800 persons on the first floor and  Conference hall with a  capacity of 600 persons on the  second floor. It has a provision of parking  for 50 four wheelers and 20 two wheelers.

Speaking on the occasion the Dy. Chief Minister appealed to  the people not to oppose developmental projects which are in the interest of the State and its people. He further told the people to participate in the process of development. In a democracy we have to respect the sentiments of the people he said adding that the Government is endeavoring to provide basic amenities to all the people.

Shri D’ Souza who also holds the Urban Development Portfolio  further informed  that under GSUDA works to the tune of Rs. 50 to 60 crores are underway in the State during the current year. He assured to take up the construction work of second phase of market complex at Sanguem.

Shri Subhash Phaldesai, MLA in his address listed the works which he has taken up in Sanguem and its surrounding areas during last two years. These includes  construction of roads incurring  expenditure of Rs. 60 crores, works under Water Resources Department of Rs. 3 crores, besides  subsides to the tune of Rs. 20 crores were extended to the farmers . In addition to this, construction  work of Kabrastan and Cemetery  have  already been started at Sanguem he said and informed that a Guest house  costing  Rs. 1.25 crores  will be constructed at Sanguem.

Shri Navnath Naik, ZP Member, Shri Shaikh Imitiaz, Vice Chairperson  Sanguem Municipal Council and Shri Sanjay Raikar, Ward Councillor spoke on the occasion.

Shri Rajsingh Rane, Vice-Chairman GSUDA, Shri  Elvis Gomes, Director of Municipal Administration and Shri Pramod Dessai, Chief Officer, Sanguem Municipality were present.

Shri Agnelo F.G. D, Costa, Chairperson SMC welcomed and  Shri Revansidh   R. Naik, Councillor proposed the vote of thanks.


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