Vishwajit Rane meets Union Defence Rajnath Singh, discusses Dabolim buffer area issue


Panaji: Town and Country Planning Minister Vishwajit Rane met Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh in New Delhi during which he discussed the crucial issue of buffer zone around INS Hansa.

Several residents living in the buffer zone around INS Hansa base in Vasco have been complaining about difficulties in getting NOC from the Indian Navy for new constructions. The defence authorities have marked 500 metres buffer zone around the crucial military establishment.

The issue was raised on the floor of the House by Vasco MLA Krishna Daji Salkar during recently held monsoon session of Goa Assembly.

On Friday, Rane met the Union Defence minister in New Delhi during which he discussed various issues including that of the buffer zone.

In his post on ‘X’ (formerly Twitter), Rane wrote “ Grateful for the productive meeting with Hon’ble Defence Minister Shri @rajnathsingh ji today in Delhi. Besides other important issues, we discussed issues regarding the buffer area around Dabolim airport in Goa.”


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