Heated discussions took place as the government has initiate a dialogue between the locals and the ministers or the 400KV transmission line from Sangold Mollem.
Power Minister Nilesh Cabral and PWD Minister Deepak Pauskar held meeting with the locals at the Mahadev Temple Hall at Makadye Mollem.
Village panhayat Mollem Sarpanch and members were also present for the meeting.
The ministers tried to convince the locals stating that the some activists were misguiding them.
Pauskar said that the project would generate employment for locals.
“The locals would get employment and Goa’s power woes will also be solved,” he said.
Cabral assured the locals that whoever’s land is being acquired for the project will get a hearing from the government for best compensation rates.
Locals on the other hand had apprehensions on safety of the people in the area with the 400 KV transmission power station.
“The project will not only invite tree felling but also invite health hazard opposed the Project at Sangod Mollem,” they said.