Pramod Sawant

Cacora WTP – Manohar’s Dream Project for Garbage Management   Recently updated !

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 […]


Sewage Treatment Plant

Bio-remediation process of Sonsoddo Garbage will commence on Sunday   Recently updated !

Admitting that the HC order has put some constraints on dealing with Sonsoddo’s garbage, Minister Michael Lobo said the bio-remediation process will commence on Sunday and that the work will be completed expeditiously. He said four places to stock the RDF have been identified and that the compost and dust […]

Hi-Tech Waste Treatment Plants will take care of Goa’s Waste

Waste Management Minister Michael Lobo unveiled ambitious plans to tackle the waste issue, including the setting up of a state-of-the-art incinerator with Norwegian technology and Rs 100-crore worth project to remediate around 11 existing waste dumps across the state. The Minister further disclosed plans to kick-start work on the modern […]

Garbage Plant

Siolim MLA should stop shouting and start acting

Reacting to the recent outburst of Siolim MLA Vinod Paliencar about the drug menace and rave parties in the coastal belt, waste management minister Michael Lobo said, mere “shouting” will not work. “The MLA needs to work hard and in close coordination with the government and police if he “seriously” […]

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

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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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 […]


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 […]

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 […]

Mahadayi River Dispute

BioMethane Plant

3 Bio-methane Plants to tackle the growing garbage menace in Margao

In a temporary solution to tackle the growing garbage menace in Margao, the High Powered Coordination Committee headed by Chief Minister Pramod Sawant decided to set up three bio-methane plants around Margao-Fatorda till the solid waste treatment plant takes shape at Sonsodo. Minister Science and Technology and Waste Management, Michael […]