Michael Lobo

Goa Govt. has invited Nitesh Rane to visit Saligao Waste Treatment Plant   Recently updated !

Sindhudurg district of Maharashtra has showed keen interest in replicating Goa’s solid waste management facility model. Legislator of Kankavli-Deogad assembly constituency of Maharashtra Nitesh Rane called on the Chief Minister Pramod Sawant and Minister for Waste Management Michael Lobo at Porvorim. “The waste management system adopted by Goa has been […]

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

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 […]

Imported lifeguards are not familiar with the Goan beaches; We need Goans   Recently updated !

Asserting that drowning of foreigners on Goa’s famed beaches affects its image globally, Waste Management Minister Michael Lobo said most of the recent drowning deaths were due to the imported lifeguards who are not familiar with the Goan beaches. He said as many as 14 drowning deaths have been reported […]

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Naphtha Ship

Some people are trying to create fear and anxiety

Stating that the opposition MLAs are trying to create fear and anxiety in the minds of people, Ports Minister Michael Lobo said that there was neither leakage of naphtha nor spillage of oil from the grounded ship Nu Shi Nalini. Taking journalists of print and electronic media for an inspection […]

Fisherman Caught Fishing Illegally Will Have to Pay 5 Times the Cost of the Fish

Ports Minister Michael Lobo met the Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Tuesday along with a delegation of traditional fishermen seeking strict enforcement of ban on bull trawling and use of LED lights for fishing in the waters of Goa. Speaking to media after the meeting, Lobo reiterated that the fishermen […]


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Blockade of the National Highway was a Political Gimmick; Govt. must control ships docking at Port

Calling the blockade of the national highway by the opposition parties as a political gimmick, Ports Minister Michael Lobo said politicians should not go down to that level and inconvenience people. “The blockade was a political gimmick. You cannot revive your political future by blocking a road. These people are […]

6th All Goa Akash Kandil Competition

On the auspicious occasion of Diwali, Parra Citizens Forum Association, is organising Akash Kandil Competition to create a celebration mood and promote our traditional culture and values on 25th October from 12PM noon onwards at Jackni Vaddo(Parra Tinto), Opposite Polyclinic, Parra, Goa. #Together4Parra

I request you all the lovely people of Calangute Constituency & My Dear Goans to participate in this competition.

Lets celebrate the festival of lights together!!

Michael V. Lobo
Minister for RDA, Ports, Science, Technology and Waste Management/ MLA Calangute Constituency

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Construction and Demolition Waste

Goa Government to set up a construction and demolition (C&D) waste recycling facility

Goa government will set up a construction and demolition (C&D) waste recycling facility based on Irish technology with assistance from SINTEF Norway, minister for science and technology Michael Lobo announced recently. The facility is likely to come up in North Goa while a waste to energy plant is proposed for […]

Calangute Panchayat impounds 100 stray cattles in 22 days!

Tackling stray cattle menace was never going to be easy but Calangute panchayat has led the way by impounding 100 stray cattles along the coastal belt within 22 days. The impounded cattle has been relocated to the Shikeri gaushala where they get food, shelter and even medical attention if need […]

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Nalini shipwreck

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 […]