Thu. Oct 22nd, 2020

TRYING TO DECLARE GOA AS ODF STATE BY 31ST AUGUST : GOA GOVT 

The state govt is trying to declare Goa, as Open Defecation Free state by 31st August 2020, Goa chief minister, Pramod Sawant informed the legislative assembly on Thursday.

 

Intervening into question table by leader of opposition Digambar Kamat to solid waste management Minister Michael Lobo, Sawant said that domestic electricity and water disconnection notices sent by health dept and panchayat dept to people residing in coastal belt will be kept on hold till sept 2019 until bio-toilets are not provided to coastal residents.

 

Porvorim MLA, Rohan Khaunte had informed the assembly that, as per NGT’s instruction several people along coastal belt had received electricity and water disconnection notices for releasing sewage and wastewater into rivers.

 

Waste management minister, Lobo informed the assembly that it had received 17,150 applications for construction of Bio digester type toilets across the state.

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