Panaji, June 11, 2018 …. Minister  for Tourism Shri Manohar Azgaonkar yesterday during  his visit  to Pernem constituency laid the foundation stones for several infrastructural  development Projects. In Dhargal village at Gavwada he laid foundation stone for the reconstruction  of stage for Ravalnath Devasthan for a estimated cost of Rs. 9.93 lakhs. Thereafter at Pernem he also  laid foundation stone for the urgent improvement of water logged portion of Municipality market for a cost of 5.46 lakhs. A foundation also laid for the  construction of protection wall for MDR-17 near St. SFX church at Kargao for a estimated cost of Rs. 25.96 lakhs and at Gawadawada Korgao for  the widening of road for a estimated cost of Rs. 43.37 lakhs.

            Shri Azgaonkar while speaking on the occasion said there is a vast scope for infrastructural development in Pernem which requires cooperation of people. He said  the work of Pernem bus stand is under completion.  The beautification of work of road leading from national highway to Pernem city will be taken up soon. It has been also decided by the Government to build Ravindra Bhavan, a recreation centre for Pernem  Taluka  he informed.

            Fr. Joseph Vaz thanked the Minister for undertaking developmental work in their area.

            Smt. Pramila Desai, Sarpanch of Village Panchayat, Korgao also spoke on the occasion.

            Earlier, Shri  Azgaonakar called the meeting of officials of various Government Departments at Government Rest House, Pernem  to readdress the woes of the people pertaining to power supply, water supply, road safety low and order etc.

            Miss Shraddha Mashelkar, Chairperson PMC, Shri Prashant Gadekar, Vice-Chairperson, Dr. Vasudev Deshprabhu, Ex-Chairperson, Shri Kerkar, Dy. Collector Pernem Taluka and others were also present on the occasion.