Calangute


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plight of ‘Class 1’ panchayats like Calangute and Candolim which are unable to undertake public utility projects due to outdated administrative rules.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 […]

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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 […]


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.

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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.

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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 […]


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 […]

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Amend the rules to tackle unruly tourists; Plan multi-level parking for Mapusa and Calangute

Deputy speaker and Calangute MLA Michael Lobo said there was a need to amend the rules to tackle unruly tourists who litter beaches with alcohol bottles. Lobo was speaking to reporters on the sidelines of a function for the reconstruction of a culvert and also widening and improvement of the […]


If MMDR Act is not going to be amended, then how do we restart mining?

Deputy Speaker Michael Lobo said that Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar will have to announce the future course of action the State intends to take to resume iron ore mining operations in Goa, which have been shut for the last nine months. Speaking to media persons, Lobo said Parrikar will shortly […]

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Sinquerim culvert

Sinquerim culvert will be reconstructed at an estimated cost of Rs 75 lakh

The work of reconstruction of Sinquerim culvert, located near the Fort Aguada, which was in a pathetic condition, is being taken up by the PWD, at an estimated cost of Rs 75 lakh. The work was launched at the hands of Calangute MLA Michael Lobo.  It is expected to be […]