Assuring that the alvara land issue will be resolved, Valpoi MLA Vishwajit Rane, who is also the Health Minister, has said that he has asked Revenue Minister Rohan Khaunte to appoint a special advocate and a translator by the government who will look into the cases of alvara land in Sattari taluka free of cost. He also said that he has urged Khaunte to reduce the tax per
square metre which is now Rs 5.
Speaking at his Valpoi office, Rane said that an operation theatre will be started in the Valpoi community health centre soon along with emergency care centre at Valpoi CHC, RMD Thane and RMD Keri to handle all emergency and trauma cases round the clock, adding, “A doctor will be available 24×7 who will even look after heart attack patients and there will be services of defibrillator and ventilator.”
Briefing on the new projects in Sattari, Rane said, “The state-of-the-art cinema theatre will be commissioned on December 19 in Valpoi Municipal Council building, the work of laying of aerial bunch cable to alleviate the electricity problems has been started in almost all panchayats in Sattari and phase 2 of Valpoi beautification will start soon.”
Rane also said that he will lay stress on developing the two child-play areas existing in Valpoi market and next to Valpoi mamlatdar’s office. He said, “Rs 30 crore have been sanctioned by the Chief Minister for the beautification of Usgao village, water treatment plant at Dabos will be upgraded and work on two new water treatment plants at Birondem and Pissurlem will be started in coming days. Two new bridges will come up at Paikul and Savorde. New primary health centre will be built by GSIDC at Poirem. Two new anganwadis will be built – one each in ward 1 and 2 of the Valpoi municipal council. The kabrastan road of Hathwada will be asphalted and roads in all panchayat areas widened. The government will strengthen mahila mandals by providing them financial support every month.”