CANACONA: The innovative concept of Shram Dham, conceived by Hon’ble Speaker of Goa Legislative Assembly, has garnered significant attention and admiration. Recognizing the immense potential and impact of this initiative, Hon’ble Chief Minister Dr. Pramod Sawant has directed the team of the Swayampurna Goa Programme to organize a live interaction, providing a wider platform for the promotion of the scheme.
In an effort to address the housing needs of the underprivileged and poor communities, Hon’ble Speaker Shri Ramesh Tawadkar addressed the webinar, reaching out to Panchayat Officials, Municipality Officials, Taluka Nodal Officers, Block Development Officers, Talathis, and Swayampurna Mitras. The webinar shed light on the innovative concept of “Shram Dham,” emphasizing the importance of providing a shelter to those in need, guided by the principles of Antodaya, Gramodaya, Sarvodaya.
During the webinar, Hon’ble Speaker Shri Ramesh Tawadkar elaborated on the core principles of Shram Dham, which aim to construct houses for the underprivileged, ensuring access to a fundamental necessity of a home. Under this service-oriented concept, individuals are encouraged to contribute a minimum amount, starting from Re. 1, and dedicate a day of their lives to the construction of houses for these underprivileged and needy people. Hon’ble Speaker also noted that this noble contribution will allow the team of Shram Dham to build around 150 houses for the poorest of poor people in Canacona.
Expressing pride in Goa Government’s participation in this noble initiative, the Hon’ble Speaker appealed to all individuals to contribute to this cause, emphasizing the importance of joining hands to support underprivileged communities and provide them with the security of a roof over their heads.
Highlighting the significant role played by Swayampurna Mitras and Taluka Nodal Officers, the Hon’ble Speaker acknowledged their dedicated efforts and contributions in achieving the objectives of Swayampurna Goa. Through their awareness drives, these individuals have significantly increased the saturation of Central and State Schemes to an impressive 90%.
While speaking at the occasion Hon’ble Speaker Shri Ramesh Tawadkar also expressed his belief that the collective efforts of these Swayampurna Mitras will generate widespread awareness about the concept of Shram Dham, motivating more people to contribute to this noble cause. During the webinar a few beneficiaries of the initiative also expressed their gratitude to the selfless effort and help offered by Hon’ble Speaker Shri Ramesh Tawadkar.
The Government of Goa remains steadfast in its commitment to promoting inclusive and sustainable housing solutions, and this initiative reflects its dedication to uplifting the lives of the underprivileged. Under the visionary leadership of Hon’ble Chief Minister Dr. Pramod Sawant, the government’s endorsement of Shram Dham reflects a strong commitment to uplifting the underprivileged communities and ensuring their access to secure housing.
Government of Goa remains resolute in its mission to promote and support meaningful causes that serve the well-being of the community. The government is actively encouraging individuals to introduce socially inclined initiatives to nurture a culture of social service and providing the necessary support for individuals to create a more inclusive and compassionate society that leaves no one behind and make a lasting difference in the lives of the underprivileged.