Panchayat Mahotsav in Mormugao
Vasco: Village panchayats of Mormugao taluka have together decided to organise Mormugao Panchayat Mahotsav 2021 to showcase the local talents from ten villages of Mormugao. Sarpanchs of Mormugao taluka has appealed to their villagers to participate in this event.
Speaking to the reporters during the press conference on Saturday, Sankalp Mahale, Dy Sarpanch of Bogmalo-Chicolna panchayat, said that to celebrate the 60th liberation day of Goa, the Director of Panchayat has issued an order to organise various programs in the panchayats.
He further said that these events will be held between December 12 till Goa Liberation day. Considering this, all ten panchayats from Mormugao taluka have decided to organise Mormugao Panchayat Mahotsav 2021, which will be held on December 16 and 17. Under this Mahotsav, various programs will be held. The main aim to organise such an event is to give a platform to the talents from the villages from Mormugao taluka.
Mahale revealed that several events such as quiz competitions, fancy dress competitions, poster painting, folk dance competitions, patriotic singing competitions, and others will be held.
He urged villagers to contact their sarpanch from their village and to get enrolled in this Mahotsav event. The program will be supported by Panchayat minister Mauvin Godinho, Nuvem MLA Wilfred D’sa and Cortalim MLA Alina Saldhana.
Girish Pillai, Sancoale sarpanch, said that an expert will be giving an informative talk on waste management since many panchayats tend to generate waste in bulk. Hoteliers will also be invited on December 16, wherein experts from the Directorate of Panchayat will come and explain how to manage bulk waste.
Loren Fernandes, Verna sarpanch, said on December 16 and 17, each panchayat’s self-help group will install five stalls that will allow locals to showcase their talent and earn money by selling their product. Through this platform, there will also be a display of the various government schemes for the people. Therefore all people should come forward and take advantage of it.
Senia Pereira, Cortalim sarpanch, said that in this Mahotsav, there will be felicitation of ten people from different villages. People will get an opportunity to witness memorable events. The credit of such a unique event should go to the Block Development Officer of Mormugao,” she added.