Calangute Sarpanch


Lack of funds has delayed shelter for stray animals

The setting up of a shelter for stray animals in Calangute has been delayed because of lack of funds, said deputy speaker and Calangute MLA Michael Lobo. Speaking at the launch of a ‘rabies vaccination and sterilisation’ camp for stray dogs in Calangute, Lobo said land measuring 30,000  sqm belonging […]


Michael Lobo

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 […]


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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Baga Beach Glowboard

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 […]


Michael Lobo Inaugurates First-ever motorcycle Taxi Stand In Calangute

First-ever motorcycle taxi stand in the North Goa coastal belt was inaugurated on Monday by the Calangute MLA Michael Lobo in Calangute. Motorcycle taxis are unique to Goa. The motorcycle taxi riders are known as motorcycle ‘pilots’, and the service existed even during the Portuguese era. The locals, who are […]

Calangute Taxi Stand

Calangute Panchayat Website

Calangute MLA Michael Lobo launches Calangute Panchayat Website

The Calangute Panchayat recently launched its website www.calangutepanchayat.com to provide online services to the people of the village. MLA Michael Lobo in presence of Sarpanch Anthony Menezes, Panchas and officials of HDFC bank launched the website. A first of its kind, now the Calangute locals can make online payments, download […]


Goa has become a “free-for-all” tourist destination – Michael Lobo

Calangute MLA Michael Lobo wants the village panchayat along with the police to challan tourists who come with liquor bottles on the beach, as the government has failed to get an ordinance to stop drinking in public places. Lobo’s remark came in the wake of five tourists meeting watery grave […]

Public Drinking in Calangute