VASCO: Vasco MLA Krishna Salkar along with Ward councillor Girish Borker, BJP Mandal President Deepak Naik and others had a joint inspection with the Sports Authority of Goa ( SAG) officials to discuss the Sports City plans at the open space near Tanya Hotel on Friday morning.
Speaking to media later, Salkar said that a consultant was already appointed for the project
“We have proposed a sports City at this site with indoor and outdoor games facilities for the people and a consultant from Bangalore has been finalised and they have come here along with SAG officials.
We have explained to them the entire plan and they are checking the area available so as to fit in all our demands in this land available. We want to provide sports facilities to the people and bring the children and youth back on the ground to keep them fit and healthy,” Said Salkar
” The consultant have assured to provide us the plans and a conceptual idea on this project within a month. We will then bring sportsmen and athletes , prominent persons, business organisations and industrialists on board to take feedback on how best we can put all the facilities to proper use to ensure that people get maximum benefits from this project “said Salkar
Salkar said that the entire area will be fenced to prevent dumping of garbage or debris on the open land.
“The entire area belonging to SAG is an open land and people take advantage and dump garbage and debris here because there is no monitoring. . The police also cannot monitor the area on a Daily basis and i have now met the sports minister Govind Gaude who has assured to fence the entire area to prevent people from dumping debris and garbage here. I have also asked the MMC to clear the garbage and level the area again. ” said Salkar
Ward councillor Girish Borker said that it was a matter of pride that the sports City complex catering to entire Vasco was being taken up in his ward
” We have had a joint inspection with the Chief officer of the Mormugao Municipal Council (MMC) and a decision to clear the garbage and level the debris has been taken.
The works on this will start in another 15 days . Vasco MLA Krishna Salkar has also assured to fence the area so that the garbage and debris dumping issue is resolved. Our MLA is now taking a lot of development and people beneficial projects . I appeal the people not to dump garbage here so that we can have a good sports complex that is beneficial for the people of the ward and the entire city ” said Borker