Chief Minister


We are monitoring the Chemical Tanker for signs of Diesel and Oil Spillage

Taking a strong stand against the lapses that led to the Naphtha-laden chemical tanker to drift and run aground close to Dona Paula, chief minister Pramod Sawant on Friday ordered the “magisterial arrest” of the captain of the vessel for abandoning the vessel. Sawant also issued directions for a police […]

Nalini shipwreck

Mahadayi River Dispute

We will see that the interest of Goa is protected

Waste Management Minister Michael Lobo said the State government will do all it can to protect the interest of Goa on the Mhadei issue even if it has to knock the doors of the Supreme Court against the Centre’s Environment Clearance to Karnataka’s Kalsa-Bhandura project. “We will see that the […]


There is no other solution to a garbage plant for Tiswadi

Minister for Waste Management, Michael Lobo, reiterated that the government will not backtrack on the proposed garbage treatment plant at Bainguinim. “We are going ahead and things are on the right track,” Lobo said speaking about the status of the waste management project at Bainguinim. Once the environmental clearance is […]

Michael Lobo

Goa potholes

File FIR against Engineers responsible for Potholes in Goa

Blaming the PWD engineers for the pathetic condition of roads, Waste Management Minister Michael Lobo on Saturday said the engineers should be held liable for the roads accidents and FIR need to be filed against them.  “Every Junior Engineer, Assistant Engineer and Executive Engineer should take responsibility and be held […]


12 Cr Biomedical Waste Treatment Facility in Kundaim Industrial Estate proposed

Minister for Waste Management Michael Lobo said that the government will put in place a bio medical waste treatment facility in Kundaim industrial estate. Lobo held a meeting with Indian Medical Association and the representatives of various hospitals on Wednesday at assembly complex to discuss on the bio medical waste […]

Bio-medical-waste

Michael Lobo on plastic ban

#GoaGarbageGone is my mission

Calangute MLA Michael Lobo has been entrusted the task of cleaning up Goa. As he took charge of the newly created waste management ministry, Lobo lists his plans for a garbage-free Goa to Murari Shetye


Goa’s Waste Management will be streamlined; Bardez Potholes, Tenancy Cases and Ravindra Bhavan on agenda

We will work out a system to tackle the issue. Bainguinim plant is important for Tiswadi and public hearing is supposed to be held on July 28, and after completing the process, we will take environment clearance from environment ministry and start the work on the plant

Garbage, Ravindra Bhavan, Potholes