Panaji: February 18, 2021
The Chief Minster Dr Pramod Sawant released A book titled “Concrete Technology” for Engineering & Polytechnic Students in Goa at A function held at Hotel Taj Vivanta St.Inez yesterday.
The function was organized by the Indian Institute of Concrete Goa Center. Dr. Narayan Naik, Dr.Gupta and Dr. Purnanand Sawaikar have jointly authored the book.
The Chief Minister speaking on the occasion said that Government intends to have sustainable development and not at the cost of destruction of environment and ecology of the State. The infrastructure development are undertaken by the Government taking into account the future needs of the State. He suggested to the engineers fraternity to share their expertise with the concerned to take proper step in infrastructure.
The Chief Minister assured to extend all sort of assistance to Goa Engineering College in setting up of advanced laboratory. He said as we are celebrating 60 years of Goa’s Liberation, let’s work together to take up development at the doorstep of the last person to accomplish the objective of the Government to make Goa self reliant.
Principal of Goa College of Engineering Dr. R.B. Lohara speaking said that it is a proud moment for us that the book brought out by Goa Engineering College will be circulated all over the country. He said that this book will prove instrumental in providing guidance for the future engineers.
Dr. Gupta in his address said that this is the first book brought out by Goa College of Engineering making milestone in the history of college.
Dr. Joseph Silveira, Chairman Indian Institute of Concrete enlightened the participants about the role of IIC Goa centre.
Earlier the Chief Minister along with the Deputy Chief Minister Shri Manohar Ajgaonkar met the effected people of Mopa Airport deliberated on the various pertaining to lands acquired for the said project. The Chief Minister assuring them to resolve their grievances of changing the alignment of road and to save land/trees requested them to cooperate to make survey of the land and their suggestion for making change in road and to save land/trees would be considered.