The Dr. Pramod Sawant, headed state cabinet on Wednesday gave its consent to recruit grade 12th or Diploma pass out students as Officer on Special Duty ( OSD ) to its cabinet ministers. Addressing media persons after holding cabinet meeting at the secretariat complex in Porvorim, he said that the relaxation in ministerial OSD recruitment rules and regulations are done by the cabinet, on request of Dy. Chief minister Chandrakant Kavlekar, Ports minister Michael Lobo and Revenue Jennifer monserrate.
The state cabinet also gave its assent to clear post-facto bills of Sports and youth affairs amounting to Rs. 10 lakhs for hosting talukawise sports events. The cabinet has given its approval to regularise around 62 home guards in Goa.