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Panaji:- October 27, 2020

Kartika 5, 1942


Chief Minister, Dr. Pramod Sawant today exhorts the Heads of Departments (HOD) to adopt measures to plug leakages and generate revenue in their respective departments. He said the Department should initiate efforts to ensure cent percent implementation of the schemes to accomplish the goal of the Aatmanirbhar Bharat and Swayampurna Goa Campaign.

Chief Minister addressing the Secretaries to the Government, Heads of Departments and Vigilance Officers of the Government Departments after inaugurating the Vigilance awareness week organized by Directorate of Vigilance at Secretariat Porvorim today.

The Chief Minister said there is a need to provide transparent and corruption free Governance with thrust of reduction besides to promote accountability in delivering better services to the people of the State.

Dr. Sawant said that in order to take all the State and centrally sponsored  schemes to the doorsteps of people, HOD’s and their subordinates should work to see that the benefits of the schemes are derived by the needy and poor people. He informed that as a part of the Aatmanirbhar Bharat and Swayampurna Goa initiative, Government officers to be known as  Swayampurna Mitra will visit each and every village Panchayat. This would be done in order to ensure that every village becomes self-reliant by harnessing the available resources within the area and for which training will be imparted to 210 officers. Similarly, awards will be given to Panchayats, Officers and the Departments for achieving cent percent implementation of schemes.

Chief Minister complimented Department of Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Services for its efforts in promoting self employment among 300 new farmers.

Present on the occasion were Shri Parimal Rai,IAS,Chief Secretary and Chief Vigilance Officer; Shri Tariq Thomas, IAS; Secretary Vigilance, Shri Sanjeev Gauns Desai; Director Vigilance and others.

Chief Secretary, Shri Parimal Rai, IAS, administered the integrity pledge on the occasion.

The Vigilance Awareness Week is being observed from October 27 to November 2, 2020 with the theme, Satark Bharat, Samriddh Bharat (Vigilant India, Prosperous India)” which also concides with the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel the Iron Man of India.

Shri Sanjeev Gauns Desai welcomed the gathering while Shri Shashikant Kamat, Senior Technical Examiner proposed the vote of thanks, as informed by Department of Information and Publicity.