Vasco: Minister for Housing Mauvin Godinho has said that the government is making all efforts to regularise the tenements occupied by people in housing board colonies across the state for the last several years.
He said that “with regularisation, the tenement occupants will get their legal ownership right. Being the Minister for Housing, I will make sure that the housing scheme is implemented as early as possible.”
He was speaking to a large gathering during the annual Navaratri function organised by Understanding Boys at Chamundeshwari temple in housing board colony at New-Vaddem.
Godinho further stated that the much-awaited grade separator will be inaugurated before the end of the year and it will resolve issues of traffic congestion in and around Dabolim airport.
He also highlighted some of the major projects which have been completed in Dabolim constituency including related to the jogger’s park, Vaddem lake, Sub-District Hospital and Chicalim panchayat ghar.
He assured the residents of housing board colony of providing all necessary support for development of the area.
The function was attended by social worker Brahma Pawar, stage artist Sainath Amonkar, Sagar Chawhan, Shashikant Khanolkar, Chamundeshwari temple committee president Umesh Harijan, Understanding Boys president Rohit Harijan, Yallava Harijan and others.
Godinho praised the Understanding Boys for organising various cultural events in order to promote art and culture.
On the occasion, prizes to the winners of All Goa Solo Dance competition, Rangoli competition and Musical Chair were presented at the hands Godinho.
The first three winners of All Goa Solo Dance Competition were Nikita Kilgeri, Vinay Murti and Manjula Kilgeri, while two consolation prizes were given to Ashwet Pilankar and Yash Haldankar. In Rangoli competition, the first three winners were Pratiksha Hadali, Arthi Salunke and Kaveri Madar. The winner of the Musical Chair was Annapurna Harijan.