The Goa Chief minister, Dr. Pramod Sawant on Wednesday said that it had sent a reminder letter to Union MOEF minister Prakash Javadekar, pleading to either withdraw or keep its environment clearance certificates in abeyance. He said that the state govt was confident that MOEF’s decision will favour Goa.
Taking Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision forward for harvesting fresh water in Goa, the state government has directed village panchayats to send its application to setup water harvesting reservoirs along Goan Rivers to the Water resource department, said Filipe Nery Rodrigues minister for Water resource management. Rodrigues said that WRD will conduct a feasibility survey across the state for setting up reservoirs.
Sawant further maintained that government will provide finance to the people through panchayats, for setting up reservoirs.