Calangute Panchayat


Ronaldo statue through CSR and not from public money

In a bid to clear the air viz-a-viz the new Ronaldo circle at Calangute, Dy Speaker and Calangute MLA Michael Lobo has clarified that the circle is being redesigned with help of CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) and not public money. Social media was abuzz with posts that the Ronaldo statue […]

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I was dreaming at the age of 13 that I would buy a Mercedes; at 28 my dream came true

Asking young and aspiring entrepreneurs to dream big, Deputy Speaker Michael Lobo said that he has been nursing his dream to buy a Mercedes since he was 13 and actually managed to own one at 28 through sheer hard work.  “I was dreaming at the age of 13 that I […]


Govt. Has Failed To Provide Jobs For Youth

Goa BJP MLA and Deputy Speaker Michael Lobo has lambasted his own coalition government for not doing enough to make government jobs available to the youth, claiming that people are “very disturbed” due to growing unemployment in the state. Lobo, who was one of the claimants to a ministerial berth […]

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Opposition “misleading” the villagers on the conversion of fields and hills

Calangute MLA and NGPDA chairman Michael Lobo, on Saturday, hit out at the opposition for “misleading” the villagers on the conversion of fields and hills, as regard the settlement zones shown in the ODPs of Calangute and Candolim. Lobo was addressing a press conference to clarify on   how the opposition […]


Name infrastructure project after Vajpayee; Football Legends in Candolim

Goa assembly Deputy Speaker Michael Lobo demanded that one of the upcoming infrastructure projects in the state be named after former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. Naming a project after Vajpayee will be a tribute to the visionary leader, who died today, he said. “I appeal to Chief Minister Manohar […]

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Goan football clubs are on the verge of being EXTINCT

Deputy Speaker and Calangute MLA Michael Lobo drew the attention of the House to how  young emerging talented players were missing out on becoming a professional football player due to lack of opportunities. “The football clubs are on the verge of being extinct, our local youth are restricted to playing […]


Make it mandatory for hotels to fit solar panels

Deputy speaker Michael Lobo on Friday told the legislative assembly that a law should be enacted making it compulsory for new hotels to fit solar panels on their rooftops. He was speaking during a discussion on the frequent power disruptions that have been affecting the state, a topic that prompted […]

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Protect Goa’s image on world map; make sports a school subject

While demanding for periodical meetings of Panchayats, Police and Tourism Department, Deputy Speaker and Calangute MLA Michael Lobo on Tuesday said that the Tourism Department should take strict measures to protect Goa image on the world map. Lobo also demanded that budget allocation for Tourism is less and should be […]


It is everyone’s duty to keep the beaches clean

Stakeholders carrying out business on the beach front must keep the beach clean. Calangute MLA and Deputy Speaker of Goa Legislative Assembly, Michael Lobo said that the government should provide more powers to all departmental heads such as police inspectors, sub-inspectors, and Drishti personnel to challan people littering the beach […]

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Michael Lobo inaugurates beautified sunset lane near Baga Retreat House

Fr Laury Trinidade, Director, Baga Retreat House along with the local MLA Michael Lobo, sarpanchas of Arpora and Calangute Shrikrishna Nagvekar and Anthony Menezes respectively and panch members were at Baga to inaugurate the beautified sunset lane at the retreat house and a billboard depicting Baga beach which is sponsored […]