PORVORIM: Chief Minister Pramod Sawant today informed that the contractor is already on board for the construction and operation of the convention centre at Dona-Paula.
Chief Minister Sawant was addressing the media after the state cabinet meeting today.
“Contractor is already on board for the construction and operation of the convention centre at Dona-Paula. This convention centre will have around 300 rooms among other world-class facilities,’ said CM Sawant.
He further said that the convention centre will operate on gross revenue of 32 per cent with the state government.
“The contractor has to complete the convention centre project in a span 2 years,” he added.
Sawant informed that the state cabinet granted approval to the consortium of M/s New Consolidated Construction Co Ltd, M/s Maiwir Engineering Pvt Ltd and M/s OCTMEC Consultants LLP to construct the convention centre at Dona Paula.
Sawant also said that GAD has purchased the building from Goa Housing Board at Porvorim for Rs 30 crore.
“This space will have various government departments while some existing government departments will be shifted there in this premises,” he added.
Sawant also said that the cabinet has given approval for the Goa Tourism Development Corporation (GTDC) Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV).
Meanwhile, Chief Minister also said that the cabinet has been given approval to WRD’s one-time settlement scheme, which will open for one month starting January 1, 2023.