Panaji:A meeting was held today in the city to discuss about the various issues for organising Shigmo floats Parades in the State.
The meeting was chaired by Secretary, Tourism, Shri. J. Ashok Kumar IAS. It was decided to organise Shigmo Float Parades at five prominent cities in the State, starting on March 19, 2022 at Ponda. On March 20, 2022 at Margao. On March 22, 2022 at Vasco. At Panaji Shigmo Parade will be held on March 26, 2022 and at Mapusa on March 27, 2022.
The Shigmo Parade will commence at 4.00 p.m. and will conclude at 10.00 p.m. following strict COVID Protocol. During the meeting discussions were held on the various issues regarding constitution of Shigmo Committees for respective centres, Route of Parade, Prizes for Shigmo Parade etc.
The meeting was attended by Director, Tourism, Shri. Menino D`Souza, IAS, Chief Officers of concerned Municipalities, Addl. Collector – I, South Goa, Shri. Surendra Naik, Addl. Collector II North, Shri. Gopal Parsekar, Director, Information & Publicity, Shri. Dipak Bandekar and other Senior Officers of various Government Departments.