Goa is on path of self-sufficiency

Panaji, Jul 9 (FN Agency) Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Friday stressed stressing on the self-sustainability aspect of the state by citing examples and said Goa is now becoming self-sufficient, duly assisted by government staff and employees from private establishments by working hard to achieve the targeted goal. Addressing the newly-appointed Swayampuna Mitra and Swayampurna Paryavekshaks at an orientation training program held at Seminar Hall at Secretariat, Porvorim, he said his government had deputed Swayampurna Mitra in rural as well as urban areas to motivate and bring positivity among them as far as self sustainability was concerned.

First time the Horticulture Corporation had exported three tons of Chillies in other parts of the country, he added. Present on the occasion were Parimal Rai, IAS, Chief Secretary and Ashok Kumar, IAS, and Puneet Kumar Goel, IAS, Secretaries to the Government. The Officials from departments of Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Fisheries, Women and Child Development, Social Welfare, Rural Development, Tribal Welfare, Skill Development and Entrepreneur, Panchayat, Industries, Health, Handicraft briefed about the various schemes of their departments.