Calangute MLA


Fisheries Dept not serious about traditional Goan fisherman

Deputy Speaker Michael Lobo today alleged the LED fishing and bull trawling ban is still not being implemented despite the law in place. Lobo along with Ports Minister Jayesh Salgaocar and Goenchya Ramponkaracho Ekvott today met Fisheries Minister Vinod Palyekar on the issue of LED Light as well as Bull […]

LED Fishing - Michael Lobo

calangute panchayat

Archaic rules prevent Panchayats from spending crores of rupees; Govt. must amend TCP Act for sustainable development

Deputy speaker and Calangute MLA Michael Lobo on Wednesday called for long-pending administrative reforms in various government departments. Talking to reporters, he cited the plight of ‘Class 1’ panchayats like Calangute and Candolim which are unable to undertake public utility projects due to outdated administrative rules. “These panchayats have crores […]


Goa Tourism will die a slow death

Anxious about the drop in number of tourists to Goa as well as “low quality tourism” Goa’s Deputy Speaker Michael Lobo on Wednesday said the coastal state, which is a known tourism destination, needs to have a “chintan baithak” to resolve the crisis. Lobo, who is a ruling BJP legislator […]

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Calangute Candolim Road

Bypass road from Calangute to Sinquerim needed for smooth flow of traffic; 12 illegal stalls removed in Calangute

Deputy speaker and Calangute MLA Michael Lobo said the state government would have to reconsider the proposal for a bypass road from Calangute to Sinquerim if the arterial Calangute-Candolim road was to be decongested.


As a CM, will take stakeholders into confidence; Stop asking votes in the name of religion

Deputy Speaker, Goa Legislative Assembly and BJP MLA Michael Lobo said if he is given the opportunity to become the Chief Minister, he would take all stakeholders into confidence before taking decisions which impact state economy, unlike incumbent Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar.

Michael Lobo

PRIMARY-SCHOOLS

Govt. Primary Schools need reforms, infrastructure upgradation

Calangute MLA Michael Lobo has said the education department needs to bring in reforms and improve standard of government primary schools so that people feel confident in enrolling their children in government institutions. Lobo said this while speaking to media in Calangute when he came to inspect work that is […]


Famous Parra Watermelon Witnessing Extraordinary Revival

The famous Parra watermelon, highly prized for its sweetness, is seeing a revival with an increasing number of farmers growing the fruit. The watermelon variety nearly died out largely due to a short supply of seeds and declining number of farmers growing the crop, but timely intervention by the local […]

Parra watermelons

Dy. Speaker, Goa Legislative Assembly

Police taking the law in their own hands is unacceptable

Stating that the assault of locals at the hands of police should not have happened, Deputy Speaker Michael Lobo said he would write to the Director General of Police to look into the matter.  “There is no law and order problem in the State. But definitely, police taking the law […]