Panaji., February 3, 2019 …Minister for Ports, Shri Jayesh Salgaonkar in the presence of Vice President of GSIDC, Shri Siddharth Kuncalienkar laid foundation stone for construction of new building for police outpost at Betim recently.

Present on the occasion were Dr. Muktesh Chander , Director General of Police, Shri Virendra Shirodkar, Sarpanch, Village Panchayat Reis Magos, Smt. Siya Nagvekar, Deputy Sarpanch, Smt. Pascol Colaso , Smt. Sushmita Pednekar, Shri Shailendra Parulekar, Smt. Gauri Pednekar, Shri Subhash Pednekar, Shri Kedar Naik, Shri Rajesh Bhosle, Shri Suraj Chodankar, Panch members, Smt.Reshma  Kudchadkar, Manager GSIDC, Shri Kiran Poduwal, Dy.S.P, Shri Gangaram Morajkar, Senior Citizen and others. .

Shri Salgaonkar, while speaking on the occasion said that the Goa’s coastal areas are crowded with tourist and caters to the strength of around 70 lakhs a year. Most of them prefers to move with bikes therefore proper road accessibility is required. The idea of road circuit has been considered  from Saligao constituency from betim to chogam road,  calangute, candolim and from  Candolim to Nerul to Betim and the roads connected to this circuit will be taken up for  upgradation.

Shri Salgaonkar also said that the earlier building of the police outpost at Betim was old as well as in bad condition so the up gradation was a must therefore the work for construction of this building  has been  taken up. The new building will be provided with adequate facilities so as to maintain law & order and safety of tourists he added.

Shri Kuncalienkar speaking on the occasion said that apart from up gradation of this building the government also gives thrust on providing quality infrastructure in the state he added.

Shri Muktesh Chandar addressing the gathering said that the building of this outpost will be ready soon and Goa police will be able to make use of these new premises which will come up with adequate facilities catering to the need of the time. As this area being the tourist area requires to maintain safety and security of the people and law and order as well he reiterated..

The new building for the police Outpost at Betim will have a cost of Rs.85 lakhs. The facilities in this building will be provided like Inspector’s Cabin, Lock up Room, Barack, O.P. In charge Room for the Police’s Community Outreach programme, except the Conference Room which have been provided at the lower level to enable ease of access for senior citizens and women.

The building has been designed by Goan Architecture- the colour pallet, colonnade and screens at the entrance, the Mangalore roof, wooden louvered windows, flooring patterns. The building will be completed in stipulated time period of June 7, 2019.


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