Panaji: Appealing people to stand behind Bharatiya Janata Party and his government, Goa Chief minister Pramod Sawant on Sunday assured that all the homes in the state will have light, toilet and potable water connection by the year 2022.
Sawant was addressing a corner meeting at Succoro Zilla Panchayat constituency on Sunday for the upcoming March 22 election.
The chief minister said that majority of the development in Goa has taken place only during the tenure of BJP governments.
“Our government is committed to provide development to each and every village. We assure you that by the year 2022, all the homes in Goa will have toilets, light and potable water connection,” he said.
The chief minister said that toilets would be provided to each and every household in next two to four months.
Sawant said that Goa witnessed development only during the tenure of BJP governments. “Right from new bridges to broader road, the infrastructure got a new lift in the tenure of BJP government,” he said.
Speaking about his performance as chief minister during last one year, Sawant said that he was always surrounded with the crucial issues during his tenure.
“From Mahadayi to mining and even Mopa international airport. I had to tackle all these issues. I am not a magician, I am also a common person like you. I have been trying to work on these issues,” he said.
Sawant said that Goa will hundred per cent win the battle on Mahadayi river dispute with Karnataka which is currently pending before Supreme Court.
Sawant said that there are some NGOs who are behind opposing the developmental projects. He said that the government is investigating the instigators behind these NGOs and action would be taken against them.
Referring to upcoming Greenfield airport at Mopa, the chief minister said the first flight from the airport will fly in the year 2022. “The airport will create more than 20,000 jobs,” he said.
Stating that the Goans should be given priority in the private sector employment, Sawant said that the state government is working on the legislation will make it to give 80 per cent jobs to the locals in private industries.