PANAJI: Union Minister for Earth Sciences, Shri. Kiren Rijiju, visited the National Centre for Polar and Ocean Research (NCPOR) today.
The visit served to familiarize the Minister with the significant activities and initiatives undertaken by NCPOR. Throughout the day, a series of informative and engaging events were organized to showcase the crucial work carried out by the institution.
A key highlight of the visit was an interactive session where the Minister engaged virtually with the dedicated team stationed at Bharati Station in Antarctica.
Addressing NCPOR scientists and staff, Union Minister of Earth Sciences Shri. Kiren Rijiju expressed his appreciation for their dedicated work and acknowledged the immense potential and relevance of the center. He highlighted the growing aspirations of the Indian people and India’s increasing prominence on the global stage.
Recognizing NCPOR’s contributions to scientific advancement, the Minister lauded the successful expedition team currently stationed in Antarctica and expressed his enthusiasm to interact with them upon their return.
He stressed the need to enhance and expand research activities, particularly in the Himalayan region, which he believes holds immense potential and demands further exploration.
The Union Minister also expressed his belief in the transformative power of science and the need for a rational approach in addressing challenges. He assured the scientific community of his commitment to providing necessary resources, policies, and support to enable them to achieve their objectives.
Furthermore, he emphasized the importance of creating awareness and visibility for the work carried out by researchers and urged for increased public engagement and appreciation of scientific endeavors.
[26/05, 10:04 pm] .: Govt orders survey of 2 cities, 27 villages through which SWR passes for preparing record of rights
PANAJI: The state government has directed Directorate of Settlement and Land Records to undertake Survey of 2 cities and 27 villages through which the Railway track of South Western Railways passes , with a view to settle the area by means of preparation of Record of Rights.
The survey of the cities of Vasco and Margao will be done along with 27 revenue villages from Mormugao, Salcete, Quepem, Sanguem and Dharbandora talukas.
From Mormugao Taluka villages of Pale , Cansaulim,Chicalim, Dabolim, Issorcim, Velsao, Arrosim,Sancoale , from Salcete Taluka the villages of Majorda, Calata,Dicarpale, Chandor, Davorlim, Utorda, Seraulim, Sao Jose de Areal, Cuncolim, Duncolim, from Quepem villages of Curchorem, Xelvona, Odar , from Quepem Taluka villages of Xic Xelvona and Assolda , from Dharbandora villages of Sonaulim ,Caranzol and Colem and in Sanguem Taluka the village of Calem will be surveyed.
As per the notification issued by the govt, in the year 1968-71, the Government of Goa, Daman and Diu, had carried out survey of Revenue villages thereby promulgating the Record of Rights by assigning survey numbers to the various land parcels.
“Certain lands which are in possession of the South Western Railways though surveyed and shown in the survey plan have not been assigned any survey numbers and hence no Record of Rights was created in the nature of Form D in respect of land in possession and occupation of the South Western Railways,” said the notification
In view of this the present survey is initiated to prepare Record of Rights connected therewith, adds the notification.