Social Issues


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

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 […]

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Parents must inculcate love for agriculture among their children   Recently updated !

Waste Management Minister Michael Lobo said the government was ready to walk an extra mile to encourage agriculture in the State but sought people’s cooperation to bring about a revolution in farming. “Parents must inculcate love for agriculture among their children. They may be studying either to become engineers, doctors or […]


MLAs should convince people that the project is for them and for their future

Advising MLAs not to come under pressure, Waste Management Minister, Michael Lobo said public representatives should remain firm over decisions on public utility projects.  “Whenever a public protest is held at the behest of a handful of NGOs, MLAs get scared of losing public support. The MLAs come under pressure. […]


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Bainguinim Waste Treatment facility will generate clean fuel, electricity and manure

Minister for Science and Technology Michael Lobo said the proposed solid waste management facility (SWMF) at Bainguinim, which is going to be a centralised system to treat the waste generated by five Tiswadi constituencies, will be completed within two years. Claiming that the local bodies have failed to put in […]


Considering demand for moving offshore casinos out of Mandovi River

In a statement that could have far-reaching consequences, newly-appointed Ports Minister Michael Lobo said he is not averse to the idea of shifting the offshore casinos to Aguada Bay and the casino boarding points to the Verem bank of the River Mandovi. Replying to the cut motions to the demands […]

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Michael Lobo on plastic ban

#GoaGarbageGone is my mission

Calangute MLA Michael Lobo has been entrusted the task of cleaning up Goa. As he took charge of the newly created waste management ministry, Lobo lists his plans for a garbage-free Goa to Murari Shetye


Goa’s Waste Management will be streamlined; Bardez Potholes, Tenancy Cases and Ravindra Bhavan on agenda

We will work out a system to tackle the issue. Bainguinim plant is important for Tiswadi and public hearing is supposed to be held on July 28, and after completing the process, we will take environment clearance from environment ministry and start the work on the plant

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Private taxi operators are ready to operate under an app-based system

Stating that there is a need for an amicable solution to the ongoing conflict between private taxi operators and GoaMiles drivers, the Deputy Speaker of State Assembly and Calangute MLA Michael Lobo, said that the private taxi operators are ready to operate under an app-based system,  if it is owned […]