Pramod Sawant


Goa bags Rs 200 crores under Swadesh Darshan Scheme

Union Minister of State for Tourism Prahlad Singh Patel inaugurated tourism infrastructure projects funded by the Centre under the Swadesh Darshan Scheme. He also laid the foundation stones for 2 new projects and launched Goa Tourism’s mobile application that would provide necessary information about travel and tourism services, festivals, tourist […]

Swadesh Darshan Projects Inaugurated

Michael Lobo

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 […]


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 […]

Goa potholes

casino-in-goa

Considering demand for moving offshore casinos out of Mandovi River

In a statement that could have far-reaching consequences, newly-appointed Ports Minister Michael Lobo said he is not averse to the idea of shifting the offshore casinos to Aguada Bay and the casino boarding points to the Verem bank of the River Mandovi. Replying to the cut motions to the demands […]


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