PORVORIM: Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said that the state government has received around 150 suggestions on the Bhumiputra Adhikarni Bill.
“As of now, govt has received 150 suggestions on the Bhumiputra Adhikarni Bill through the Goa Online portal. The suggestions are still coming,” said CM Sawant.
He further said that the Bhumiputra Adhikarni Bill passed in the Goa Assembly has still not been sent to the Governor for his consent.
“Suggestions can be submitted in detail with a word limit of max 5,000 words. Citizens can also upload a maximum 5 MB size supporting documents if any,” he said
CM Sawant also said that word Bhumiputra will not be used in the bill and also that the same will come for discussion before the next assembly session, which is likely to be held after 2-3 months.
“Nearly 1.5 lakh household to benefit; Bill is not to facilitate migrants; only those having valid documents to get their name on form XIV,” Sawant said
Bhumiputra Adhikarini Bill 2021 was passed in the recent assembly session, allows the state to give a dweller house ownership so that they could live with dignity and self-respect.