Navelim: Navelim panchayat had a surprise visitor, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant who despite being busy with election campaigning took out time to visit the panchayat.
The chief minister was also appreciative of the efforts by the village panchayat in garbage management.
Sawant was welcomed by sarpanch Vilma DaSilva along with zilla panchayat member Cipriano Cardozo, VDC convenor Eleterio Carneiro and panchayat members.
In his brief interaction, the chief minister requested the panchayat members to focus on human resources development with special emphasis on creating self employment for youth or getting unemployed youth enrolled with Goa Human Resources Department.
He also assured to have a meeting, after end of code of conduct, along with government officials of different departments and MLA to discuss various issues like underground cabling of electricity, sewerage and gas pipeline in the village.