Taking cognisance of the recent incident of collapse of an old building in Mapusa and the deteriorating condition of the old municipality building, the Mapusa Municipal Council (MMC) on Tuesday decided to seal the old municipality building and hand it over to Art and Cultural Department for undertaking repair work to set up the district library.
Raising the incident of collapse of old building near the Mapusa Commerce centre, councillors at the council meeting on Tuesday asked the MMC chairperson Ryan Braganza to take action over other buildings in Mapusa which are in dilapidated condition.
Braganza informed the council that the condition of old municipality building which houses Red Cross office and library is deteriorating every passing day and it needs to be handed over to Art and Cultural department and suggested to seal the building in a bid to avoid any untoward incident.
The Mapusa municipality also passed a resolution congratulating the central government led by Narendra Modi and also team of scientists from Indian Space Research Organisation over its achievement during Chandrayaan-2 mission. The proposal was moved by councillor Sandip Falari.