Candolim


Aguada Jail will be transformed into a Museum with Cafeteria, Sound and Light Show

Ports minister and Calangute MLA Michael Lobo informed that the Central government has sanctioned Rs 25 crore for the restoration of Aguada Jail.  He announced this during an inspection of the ongoing restoration work, which is currently underway in full swing. PWD Engineer Alan Pereira, Sarpanch Blaise Fernandes, Francisco Rodriguez […]

aguada jail

Good-Roads

Aiming to provide good, pothole-free roads in Mapusa, Saligao and Siolim

Maintaining that interlocking pavers was the best solution to road stretches that perennially develop potholes, Waste Management Minister Michael Lobo said his focus was to provide pothole-free roads in Calangute. “The aim is to first provide pothole-free roads in Calangute. We also have plans to make the Calangute to Candolim […]


transmission-line-installation

Bombay HC gives green signal to erect 33 KV electrical transmission lines through Parra

The Bombay High Court at Goa has dismissed a petition filed by a group of Parra farmers who had approached the Bombay High Court at Goa challenging a decision of the District Magistrate to allow the setting up of power lines in the fields of Verla and Parra. The farmers […]


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 […]

Candolim Football Stadium

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

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 […]

goa tourism

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.