Michael Lobo

Restrict Non-Goans from Buying Orchard, Agriculture and Non-settlement Land in Goa   Recently updated !

Asserting that future of Goa and Goans need to be safeguarded, Waste Management Minister Michael Lobo on Thursday envisaged the enactment of a law to restrict non-Goans from buying orchard, agriculture and non-settlement land in the State but would allow them to buy flats or land that has a sanad […]

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European Tourists are shunning Goa and going elsewhere   Recently updated !

Minster for Waste Management and Calangute MLA Michael Lobo said that the number of tourists has dropped, especially, of the foreign tourists, and a study needs to be done to find the reason for that. Lobo was interacting with the media persons in Mapusa. “We need to rectify our mistakes. […]

Hotel industry is bleeding in coastal area as they are running on generator for six- seven hours   Recently updated !

Raising concern over the power supply issue, the Minister for Waste Management and Calangute MLA Michael Lobo said that “improvement of electricity supply in coastal areas is not happening. Every government gives assurance and nobody is fulfilling it. They have failed to provide to a solution.” He was interacting with […]

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Bainguinim Waste Management Facility will be completed in 18 months   Recently updated !

The State Environment Impact Assessment Authority (SEIAA) has issued environment clearance (EC) to set up a solid waste management facility at Bainguinim clearing the path for the government to set up the facility in close proximity to the World heritage sites at Old Goa. SEIAA has accorded the prior environment […]

Govt will seek Rs 100 crore from Centre to upgrade Goa’s Waterways   Recently updated !

In order to encourage transportation of cargo through inland waterways, the state government plans to upgrade the existing private jetties. The government will prepare a detailed project report (DPR) about the project and submit it to the Centre so as to avail financial assistance under the Sagarmala initiative. Minister for […]

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Tiger Reserve

Mhadei Wildlife Sanctuary should be declared a Tiger Reserve

Demanding severe punishment against those responsible for the death of tigers in the State, waste management minister Michael Lobo said the state government should do a rethink on declaring Mhadei wildlife sanctuary into a tiger reserve. “The government needs to do a rethink on this (tiger reserve). It should have […]

Tourism Industry in the State has been on the Decline

Port Minister Michael Lobo said that the tourism industry in the state has been on the decline as there have been no corrective steps from the government. Speaking to media persons, he said that he will soon write to Chief Minister Pramod Sawant and Tourism Minister Manohar Azgaonkar on the […]


World Class Maritime Institute at Britona

The State government will come up with a world class maritime institute at Britona in Aldona constituency, which will offer 18 new courses bringing much cheer to the Goan youth interested in making a career in seafaring.  Ports Minister Michael Lobo on Thursday announced that the maritime institute will be […]

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Cacora WTP – Manohar’s Dream Project for Garbage Management

The Curchorem Solid Waste Management Facility (SWMF) at Cacora will be named after former Chief Minister (late) Manohar Parrikar as the “Manohar’s Dream Project for Garbage Management.” This was announced by Chief Minister Pramod Sawant after laying its foundation stone in the presence of Environment Minister and Curchorem MLA Nilesh […]