Following protests against coal handling at MPT, Chief Minister Dr Pramod Sawant said that he has taken up the coal handling issue with Union Minister Shipping Mansukh Mandviya who assured to look into the matter.
CM met Union Minister of Shipping Mansukh Mandviya, and appraised him of the situation.
“Conveyed sentiments of people of Goa regarding coal handling. He (Minister) has assured to look into the matter,” Sawant said.
Sawant today held series of meetings with Union Ministers and others and discussed on various developmental works in the State.
The Chief Minister today had meeting with Union Minister of Culture and Tourism, Prahlad Singh Patel and discussed various matters related to tourism promotion in the State, especially cultural tourism with support from the Centre. Dr. Sawant Invited Shri Patel for the forthcoming 60th Goa Liberation Day celebration.
Later, the Chief Minister met Shri Shandilya Giriraj Singh, Minister for Fisheries, Animal Husbandry & Dairying and discussed various initiatives to scale up the production in fisheries and dairy sector in the State of Goa.
Chief Minister, Dr. Pramod Sawant also held a meeting with Shri Pravir Krishna, IAS and MD TRIFED, in New Delhi today. He discussed implementation of various tribal welfare schemes in the State of Goa with a special focus on Pradhan Mantri Van Dhan Yojana to promote tribal enterprises through value addition, branding, packaging and marketing.
The Chief Minister said he had healthy discussions, which will benefit in the overall development and growth of the State.