Goa needs ease of doing business to attract new industries: CM
* Investors say there is a need to permit doing business within one and a half months
PONDA: Chief Minister Pramod Sawant today said that to attract investors and Industries, there is a need for ease of doing business, and for this, there is a need for a system to give permissions to new investors/industries within one and half months of filing application. He said if We provided this facility, so many industries would come to Goa.
Considering the next 50 years of tourism in Goa, ease of doing business facilities are necessary for Goa.
He spoke after the inauguration of Common Bike medical Waste Treatment Facilities (CBWTF) at Kundaim IDC. He said the Biowaste treatment plant at Kundai will be operating on PPP mode. The government had not invested any money but just provided land for Plant. However, after 20 years Government can take over the plant.
On occasion present were Minister Babush Monserrat, Goa Pollution Control Board Chairman Mahesh Patil, Ph.D. in waste management Lewinson Martin’s. Chief Minister said after the Solid Waste Management Plant at Saligao, is another State of Art Project for the treatment of Biomedical waste.
It has a capacity to treat 28 tonne of biomedical waste per day and presently handles around two-tone per day. He urged the stakeholders providing medical facilities to co-operate and hand over their garbage to biomedical waste treatment facilities to maintain Goa’s environment clean. He urged Goans to stop throwing their domestic waste at open spaces, nullah, and rivers but keep it in designated areas so that Municipality and panchayat garbage workers collect it for treatment.
He said in Goa, huge untreated garbage had been generated for the past twenty years, and the past government was responsible for it, which did nothing to set up garbage treatment facilities during their rule.