Panaji : September 2, 2016 …… In order to effectively implement Swachh Bharat Abhiyan in the villages, the Governor of Goa Dr. (Smt.) Mridula Sinha, who is also the brand ambassador for this national programme has announced Rs. 50,000/- each to two cleanest villages, one in South Goa and another in North Goa, by September 2017.
The rewards will be presented to the concerned Village Panchayats on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti on October 2, 2017, at Raj Bhavan. In this connection the Chief Secretary has been requested to send a communication to all the Village Panchayats so that they can rejuvenate their activities.
The Chief Secretary has also been requested to form two Committees, preferably under the Chairmanships of the two District Collectors to survey and recommend the names of two cleanest villages qualifying for the awards by September 15, 2017.
Earlier, the Governor had announced Rs. 1.00 lakh to the cleanest city among Panaji, Mapusa, Ponda, Margao and Vasco. The award will be presented to the concerned Municipal body on December 19, on Goa Liberation Day at the At-Home Reception at Raj Bhavan.