PANAJI: Chief Minister Pramod Sawant today said that various government high schools and primary schools would be named after freedom fighters.
Chief Minister was addressing the gathering on the occasion of India’s 75th Independence Day.
“Various government high schools and primary schools will be named after freedom fighters,” said CM Sawant.
Speaking on mining, Sawant said that his state government is geared up to take over 88 leases, whose renewal was cancelled by the Supreme Court in 2018, and also to initiate the process of e-auctioning of these and other leases.
“Government will resume mining activities in the state in the next 4 to 6 months through auctions,” he added.
The Chief Minister further said that
his government is working to achieve the vision of making Goa the tourism capital of India.
“Government is working to achieve the vision of making Goa the Tourism capital of India,” said Sawant.
Sawant also informed that his government had prepared a master plan for road, water and connectivity.
Meanwhile, Dr Sawant said that the Mopa international airport, which is expected to double the number of flights landing in the state, will be commissioned in October 2022.
“PM Narendra Modi will inaugurate the new airport in October,” he added.