Digital survey initiated for all Industrial estates to help identify illegalities: Min Godinho
PORVORIM: Industries Minister Mauvin Godinho on Friday told the House that the government is has initiated digital survey of all the industrial estates, which will help to identify various illegalities including encroachments.
Godinho said that once the survey is completed action will taken against all those units involved on illegalities.
He was responding during the allegations made by the Leader of Opposition over department failure to appoint a Nodal agency or a person to check and stop illegalities in the industrial estate.
Alemao pointed out that as per the Department reply, Government has no record of Boundaries of Cuncolim Industrial Estate, which clearly shows that the government is encouraging illegalities.
He further alleged that huge parcel of land are encroached by various Industrial Units under the name of expansion and that the Government is turning blind eye.
“Why the government is not ready to appoint a nodal agency to control illegalities in the industrial areas? Government had assured in the last session that Nodal agency will be appointed,” he said.
The minister said that Goa-IDC has currently
undertaken Differential Global Positioning System (DGPS) survey along with Directorate of Settlement & Land Records (DSLR) in all Industrial Estates to determine any encroachments in the land belonging to Goa-IDC.
“No permissions have been given to Industrial Units at Cuncolim Industrial Estate to extend their boundaries,” he added.
“Currently undertaken DGPS survey along with DSLR in all Industrial Estates to determine any boundaries, the same will be assessed once the survey will be completed,” he said
Quepem MLA Altone D’Costa questioned on unutilised Land in Quitol with fear that encroachment might happen in Quitol like other Industrial Estate to which industries Minister assured that no encroachment will happen in Quitol and soon will start with projects.