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GOA: Public programme on road safety to be held on October 21



Panaji (Goa) [India], October 6 (ANI): A public programme on ‘Road Safety’ will be organized on October 21 which will provide a platform for the representatives of the general ‘public’ and ‘officers’ of the three departments- Goa Police Traffic Cell, Transport Department and PWD- to prevent the accidents on the road, a meeting chaired by Goa Chief Minister Dr. Pramod Sawant on Tuesday finalized.

The Chief Minister of Goa Dr. Pramod Sawant chaired a meeting attended by the Transport Director, SP & senior officers of the Goa Police Traffic Cell, and Chief Engineer of the Road Engineering Department of the PWD on Tuesday finalized that on October 21, a public program will be held in Panaji where all the 3 departments would be present and the general public will be allowed to make their representation about road safety and various aspects related to it. “Officers of the three departments attending the meeting have to note down the suggestions given to them by the representatives of the general public”, CM Pramod Sawan ordered.

The main aim of the program is to allow the general public- who have knowledge about their area and the problems that occur in their areas- to give suggestions on a common platform to be attended by officers of Goa Police Traffic Cell, Transport Department, and PWD.

Recently, Minister for Jal Shakti Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, and Minister for Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Giriraj Singh recognized two districts of Goa- North Goa and South Goa- as ‘Har Ghar Jal’ certified districts where all households have access to clean water through taps.

At the event, Goa was also felicitated by the President of India Droupadi Murmu for being the first state in the country to achieve 100 percent ‘Har Ghar Jal’ certification from the Union Jal Shakti Ministry. President Droupadi Murmu also congratulated Goa for being a ‘1st Har Ghar Jal’ certified State, and for securing the 2nd position in the Functionality Assessment 2021-22 under more than 60 percent coverage category. (ANI)