Panaji, August 15, 2018 … Minister for Revenue and Information Technology  Shri Rohan Khaunte  laid the foundation stone for the proposed science park in the jurisdiction of  village panchayat of  Penha De Franca and also  inaugurated a  garden at LIG/MIG colony  at Porvorim yesterday.

Addressing the gathering Shri Khaunte said that it is the proud moment for the people of Porvorim as it will be first Science Park in entire Goa. The science park, he said will help the students to learn science concept in play way method as the student will be able to experience things not just get a hands on understanding of the subject but also will learn in a faster and easier manner he added.

The Minister said that the science park will have provision of equipment for senior citizens so that they can keep them fit. Shri Khaunte informed that one office will be built in the science park and there will be space for community learning not just for children but also for people from Porvorim area. He further informed that the telescope will be placed on the top of the building to facilitate the residents of Porvorim to see the stars and the moon. The facilities to be provided in Porvorim areas is a decisive step of the government to make Porvorim digitally literate constituency he added. 

Also present on the occasion were Shri Gupesh Naik, Penha De Franca ZP Member, Shri Swapnil Chodankar, Sarpanch Penha De Franca, Smt. Manisha Naik, Deputy Sarpanch, PWD Executive Engineer Smt Sadhana Bandekar and other panch members.

Shri Sameer Sancolkar compered the function while Shyam Sundar Kamat proposed the vote of thanks.