Centre to provide public and household toilets in Goa: Venkaiah Naidu

The Union Minister said various developmental works and activities to be carried out regarding development of Panaji as a smart city were discussed in the meeting with the CM.

Panaji | Published:October 7, 2016 7:20 pm
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Central government will provide public and household toilets in Goa as part of a comprehensive plan under ‘Swachh Bharat’ initiative, Union minister Venkaiah Naidu said on Friday.

“Public toilets and also toilets in every household would be provided in Goa under the comprehensive plan of  Government of India (under the Swachh Bharat initiative),” the Urban Development Minister told reporters after holding a meeting with Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar where ‘Clean India’ initiative was discussed.

He said various developmental works and activities to be carried out regarding development of Panaji as a smart city were discussed in the meeting with the CM.

“As Goa is an international tourist destination and Panaji its capital under smart City project, new ideas should be implemented to undertake further expansion of the city,” the minister said.

The issue of housing projects in Goa was also mentioned in the meeting.

Naidu said Union government was extending support for housing projects in Goa for which the state government has to identify adequate land.

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