Goa’s GSDP increased by 33 per cent in last two decades: CM


Panaji: Goa chief minister Pramod Sawant on Tuesday said that the Gross State Domestic Product (GSDP) of the coastal state has increased by 33 per cent compared to last 19-20 years.

Addressing the state level function held to celebrate Goa Liberation Day on Tuesday, the chief minister also said that during last 19-20 years, there is 30 per cent increase in the per capita income in the state.

Goa was liberated on December 19, 1961 by Indian Army ending 450-year-long Portuguese colonial rule.

The chief minister said that the state has been witnessing growth post liberation.

He said that compared to last 19-20 years, the GSDP has increased by 33 per cent as of 2023 and per capita income has increased by 30 per cent during the same time.

Sawant said that the government has started Bharat Sankalp yatra which is travelling across the state. He appealed all the sarpanch and panchayat members to take advantage of this initiative.

He said that the state government is working on successful implementation of PM’s Vishwakarma Yojana. Sawant said that under this scheme, 20,000 people have already registered who will be skilled and given loan with minimum interest.

Sawant said that under New Educational Policy, the institute would be set up to train the teachers in the state.


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