Goa’s First Oil Spill Collection Vessel will tackle environmental damage in Goan Waters

Minister for Ports Michael Lobo launched first oil spill collection vessel of the Captain of Ports (CoP), a vessel especially designed to carry out oil spill clean-up operations. The vessel named ‘M L Sharvani’ has been built by Mandovi drydocks at Piligaon at an estimated cost of Rs 4.18 crore […]

Oil Spill Collection Vessel

Michael Lobo at Mapusa

We should declare land casinos somewhere in Mopa or MPT area

Ports Minister Michael Lobo stressed on the need for the government to adopt a new policy, which would allow all off-shore casinos to set shop in Mopa/MPT area. He also said for the moment there were plans to shift the casinos on the other side of the Aguada bay which […]

Vijai Sardesai should stop cheap politics and help us to put a good plant at Sonsodo

Waste Management Minister Michael Lobo appealed to keep politics out of the issue, but in the same breath blamed the two MLAs of Fatorda and Margao and the local civic body for their failure to resolve the garbage mess. He said the garbage issue at Sonsodo had raised grave health […]

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Digital Goa

Time to transform Goa into a digitally empowered society and knowledge economy

Seeking advice from various consultants, Minister for Science and Technology Michael Lobo said that Goa is not making way ahead in the technology sector and he will soon seek the help of experts to take the State ahead on the technology front. Lobo released a book ‘Why digital Transformations fail’ […]

Kundaim Biomedical WTP to be ready by 2021; Goa needs 4 WTPs

Asserting that Goa should have four waste treatment plants, including a small plant at Sonsodo, if tourism is to be taken at a different level and also resolve the waste imbroglio, Waste Management Minister Michael Lobo said the Cacora plant will come up within 15 months after the issuance of […]

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Calangute Constituency is the cleanest constituency in Goa; 100% ODF

Calangute constituency has become the cleanest constituency in Goa and even open defecation-free, said Calangute MLA Michael Lobo. “In pursuance of the dream of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi of Swacch Bharat, toilet facility has been provided to more than 300 households in Calangute,” Lobo added. Lobo was speaking at […]

Goa bags Rs 200 crores under Swadesh Darshan Scheme

Union Minister of State for Tourism Prahlad Singh Patel inaugurated tourism infrastructure projects funded by the Centre under the Swadesh Darshan Scheme. He also laid the foundation stones for 2 new projects and launched Goa Tourism’s mobile application that would provide necessary information about travel and tourism services, festivals, tourist […]

Swadesh Darshan Projects Inaugurated

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Mapusa will house all Government offices under one roof

Minister for Waste Management Michael Lobo said that following a green signal from chief minister, in next six months, foundation stone will be laid for construction of an administrative building (Bardez Bhavan) in Mapusa that will house all government offices in the town under one roof. He said that former […]