Chief Minister, Francisco Sardinha called upon the people to maintain Goa’s image of clean and beautiful State and to cooperate with the government in making Goa a model modern State.
The chief minister was speaking after inaugurating the corner stone for Velsao Fabrica complex cum community hall in the presence of Revenue Minister Mauvin Godinho at Velsao.
The complex is being constructed by the church authorities and is expected to be completed in two years.
Mr Sardinha expressed satisfaction over the initiative taken by the church authorities for the construction of a community hall and said that it will be an ideal place for the youth to come together for various social and cultural events.
Mr Godinho, said the Velsao Panchayat was doing good work and is one of the best panchayat in the State. He further stated that the complex when completed will fulfill people’s aspirations.
Fr Emedio Braganza blessed the plaque and welcomed the guests while Mr Oldrin Sequeira compered the function.
Mr Orlando Souza proposed a vote of thanks local Sarpanch Agnelo Alcasoas was also present on the occasion.
At another function the chief minister inaugurated Sai Acupuncture Research Centre, at Margao recently. Power Minister Digambar Kamat was also present on the occasion.
The centre is started by Dr M B Prabhu. The centre, located near New Market complex, will cater to the needs of patients with chronic disorders. This is the second research centre of Dr Prabhu in Goa. The other centre is located at Dhupem – Ucassaim in North Goa.
Speaking on the occasion, the chief minister, complimented Dr Prabhu, who has many international awards to his credit for, making available acupuncture therapy to the people of South Goa.
The state government has provided all possible health care facilities to the people, the chief minister said.
The chief minister said that Goans, who are in Europe, USA and Gulf countries, should invest in the development of the State.
Earlier Dr M B Prabhu welcomed the gathering.