TALEIGAO: Governor of Goa P.S. Sreedharan Pillai today said that government always stands committed for the overall development of the State and soon we will see our beautiful State achieve the distinction of becoming one of the few States in the country to become “SMART STATE’.
Governor Pillai was addressing the gathering on the occasion of 75th Republic Day.
“I am glad to inform that the State is moving towards achieving our dreams. The State of Goa today has become the front runner and best performing State in all the Sectors and the Government always stands committed for the overall development of the State,” said Pillai
He further said that soon will see our beautiful State achieve the distinction of becoming one of the few States in the country to become “SMART STATE’.
“I would like to highlight that today State of Goa has two operational airports. The first being Dabolim and the New “Manohar International Airport” at Mopa which was built on the theme of sustainable infrastructure with modern amenities/technologies,” he added
Pillai said that he feels proud that the State has accomplished 8 Lane Cable, New Zuari Bridge. The New Zuari Bridge, the country’s second longest Cable stayed eight lane bridge. 4 Lane on each side.
“The second section of the New Zuari Bridge was also inaugurated on 24″ December, 2023, thus reducing the time taken for covering the distance from Canacona to Panaji and vice versa,” he added
The Governor also said that the State of Goa hosted several prestigious G20 meetings. The meetings covered various topics and every meeting was well-organized and successful in every aspect.
“The State of Goa has stood as a role Model for the drinking Water Supply and to sustain it, number of initiatives are taken up to become a Smart Utility State,” said Pillai
Meanwhile, Pillai also highlighted that the State has successfully organized International Purple fest from 8th-13th January 2024 wherein Divyangs got opportunities to showcase their talent in the field of Sports, Art and Culture. 715 Divyangs benefitted through Assistance to Disabled Persons for Purchase / Fitting of Aids and Appliances (ADIP) Camps.