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Panaji: Goa Forward Party President and Deputy Chief Minister Vijai Sardesai  on Friday announced that they will have special policy to have uniformity in the signages.

The Heritage Committee of State Town and Country Planning (TCP) Board which met on Friday has decided to come up with comprehensive policy on the issue of uniformity in signages within next two weeks.

State TCP minister Vijai Sardesai said that the existing hoardings which have come up across the landscape of the state are eyesoare which needs to be replaced with uniform signages.

Sardesai said that Heritage Committee of TCP has already submitted its suggestion on this topic, which would be considered while forming a policy.

“We will be meeting on July 5 to discuss the policy after which it would be referred to Indian Institute of Architects and other stakeholders,” he said.

Sardesai said that the models adopted by other states while deciding the signages will also be considered before finalizing Goa policy.

He said that Chief Architect of State Public Works Department  has submitted certain guidelines for conservation areas. “But I have asked them to give guidelines for all over Goa,” he added.

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