Mapusa


Mapusa facing acute water shortage due to inexperienced PWD staff

Contending that the new crop of promoted engineers was not familiar with the dynamics of releasing and controlling pipeline water, Waste Management Minister Michael Lobo said there was shortage of engineers in PWD and WRD departments.  He said within two days PWD will be able to supply 90 percent of […]


A Cycle Track between Canca Circle to Bodgeshwar Temple

For smooth flow of traffic on the Mapusa-Calangute road, wherever possible work for improvement of roads will be taken up, Minister for Waste Management Michael Lobo has said. Lobo was speaking at the inauguration of road work at Canca circle. The work was inaugurated at the hands of Lobo in […]


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 […]

Good-Roads

Michael Lobo at Mapusa

We should declare land casinos somewhere in Mopa or MPT area

Ports Minister Michael Lobo stressed on the need for the government to adopt a new policy, which would allow all off-shore casinos to set shop in Mopa/MPT area. He also said for the moment there were plans to shift the casinos on the other side of the Aguada bay which […]


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Mapusa will house all Government offices under one roof

Minister for Waste Management Michael Lobo said that following a green signal from chief minister, in next six months, foundation stone will be laid for construction of an administrative building (Bardez Bhavan) in Mapusa that will house all government offices in the town under one roof. He said that former […]


Planning to build New Government Complex at Mapusa

RDA Minister Michael Lobo has proposed an eight-floor government complex in Mapusa to house all government and other offices under one roof. The minister has also strongly opposed plans to shift the revenue office from Mapusa to Porvorim, a project which had been actively pursued by former minister and Porvorim […]

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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 […]


Why is LED Fishing and Bull Trawling still being carried out despite the ban?

Stating that government has failed to enforce ban on LED fishing and bull trawling, Calangute MLA Michael Lobo, demanded with the government to form a House Committee to study as to why LED fishing and bull trawling are still being carried out despite the ban. “It is not a charge, […]

LED Fishing - Michael Lobo

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“We cannot supply adulterated food to the people”

Deputy speaker and BJP Calangute MLA Michael Lobo said there is a need for the assembly to discuss the issue of formalin in fish owing to the rise in cancer and heart diseases in Goa. “We cannot supply adulterated food to the people. We have to provide clean food to […]