Categories: Goa News

13 villages finally out of Greater Panaji PDA

NT NETWORK

 

PANAJI

Nearly four months after taking decision to withdraw 13 villages from Greater Panaji Planning Development Authority (GPPDA), in May this year, the town and country planning department has issued notification to implement the decision.

According to the notification issued by Secretary for Town and Country Planning, Daulat Hawaldar, the villages including Calapur, Bambolim, Cujira, Curca and Talaulim which were included under Bambolim Planning area and revenue village area of Chimbel and part village areas of Panelim, Talaulim, Bainguinim Ella, Carambolim, Goalim-Maula, Azossim and Gancim under Kadamba Planning area have been withdrawn.

Following the government decision to include these villages under GPPDA, which was notified on January 25, 2018, the villagers from the areas had started an agitation demanding withdrawal of the same. The agitating people had also been demanding scrapping of the GPPDA headed by former minister and Goa Forward Party leader Atanasio Monserrate.

However, the government did not agree to the demand on scrapping the GPPDA, but bowed down to the pressure of the people and decided to withdraw the villages falling under St Cruz and St Andre constituencies represented by Congress legislators Antonio Fernandes and Francisco Silveira, respectively.

With the de-notification of the 13 villages, now GPPDA will include only Taleigao village, the left side stretch of land from Goa University to Shyama Prasad Mukherjee indoor stadium, and a 300-metre wide ribbon of land along the Kadamba plateau bypass road.

 

nt

Comments are closed.

Recent Posts

  • World News

Qureshi briefs Pompeo about addressing FATF concerns: FO

PTI Islamabad Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Tuesday briefed his American counterpart Mike Pompeo about the steps taken…

5 hours ago
  • Goa News

CM: govt has finalised places to set up plants for treating e-waste, biomedical waste

NT NETWORK Panaji The Chief Minister Pramod Sawant, on Tuesday, said that the government has finalised places to set up…

16 hours ago
  • Goa News

Shelter for urban homeless: ‘NGO’s failure’ cause of Goa’s low ranking

NT NETWORK Panaji The state of Goa is placed at the 16th spot in the ranking, done by the central…

16 hours ago
  • Goa News

Cong: interest of Goan taxi operators needs to be protected

NT NETWORK Panaji With an aim to understand the core issues faced by the private cabbies after the entry of…

16 hours ago
  • Goa News

Govt effects major bureaucratic reshuffle

NT NETWORK Panaji The government, on Tuesday, carried out a major reshuffle in the state administration by issuing transfer orders…

16 hours ago
  • Goa News

Vijai asks MMC CO to undertake segregation of Fatorda waste

NT NETWORK Margao The  Deputy Chief Minister  Vijai Sardesai,  on Tuesday, asked the  Margao Municipal Council (MMC) chief officer (CO)…

16 hours ago