Calangute


We have to stop issuing licences for construction in Calangute; Many Goans are unemployed

Calangute MLA Michael Lobo suggested stopping issuing of construction licenses in the village until the electricity and sewerage infrastructure was put in place in Calangute. “So many flats and buildings have come up in Calangute. Until and unless sewerage and electricity problems are resolved, I think we have to stop […]

Calangute Fish Market

Candolim Football Stadium

Candolim gets State-of-the-Art Football Ground

The recently renovated Dr. Gustavo Monteiro state of the art football ground at Candolim was inaugurated at the hands of the former MLA, Tomazinho Cardozo. The total estimate of this ground and other facilities that will be provided here is around Rs. 1.40 crores. This new stadium has been renovated through […]


Not inetersted in becoming a full-fledged Speaker of Goa Legislative Assembly in the future

Stating that he will not take up the Speaker’s post even if it is offered to him by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the near future, Deputy Speaker of Goa assembly Michael Lobo said that he wants to continue to be vociferous MLA of the ruling party and raise […]

Michael Lobo

Dy. Speaker, Goa Legislative Assembly

I am ready to be the leader of opposition in future

In a U-turn vis-à-vis his earlier stand to lead the State, Deputy Speaker and Calangute MLA, Michael Lobo said Goa was devoid of a strong opposition and therefore was ready to step into the shoes of the opposition leader. “Today, there is no opposition in Goa. Government has to be […]


We won’t allow blatant filling of fields

Maintaining that brazen filling of fields will not be tolerated, Calangute MLA Michael Lobo on Monday, however, said that all roadside structures in the fields will be regularized. “We have to understand some people have constructed shops/stalls by the roadside in the fields as a source of income. These structures […]

Land filling

Parra Football Ground

I want to introduce world-class sports facilities in my constituency

Asserting his plans to establish world-class sports infrastructure in Calangute, local MLA Michael Lobo informed that three football grounds will be developed in Candolim, Parra and Arpora-Nagao


No garbage from outside coastal areas will be accepted

Following an outrage over the stink from the waste management plant at Saligao, the Solid Waste Management Corporation (SWMC) has decided not to accept any garbage from outside the coastal areas. The villagers of Saligao and Candolim area are up in their arms against the stench, which has been emanating […]

Garbage segregation

PRIMARY-SCHOOLS

Reforms in education and change in thinking is necessary to introduce quality education in government schools

Deputy Speaker and Calangute MLA Michael Lobo said Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar would have to change his way of thinking if he was serious to bring about change in education system in government schools. “Reforms in education and change in thinking is necessary to introduce quality education in government schools. […]


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 […]

calangute panchayat

goa tourism

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 […]