GOVERNOR DISTRIBUTES FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE TO NEEDY
Governor, Shri P. S. Sreedharan Pillai and Chief Minister Dr. Pramod Sawant distributed financial assistance was distributed to 48 dialysis and cancer patients from the Governor fund by Raj Bhavan and distribution of the latest brain controlled myoelectric hands distributed to needy persons by the Office of the State Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities, through the CSR scheme of BPCL at Ravindra Bhavan, Sankhali today.
Speaking on the occasion the Governor, Shri P. S. Sreedharan Pillai said, one earth one family and one future will pave the path for global welfare. This he said is derived from a “Bharatiya” concept Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam.
Addressing the gathering, Governor said, elected representatives are committed and accountable to the welfare of people and called upon them to always work for the betterment of common men. Praising the work of Chief Minister, the Governor said the Chief Minister is a visionary leader and his goal of making Goa as Swayampurna Goa will be fulfilled soon.
Governor said, the Raj Bhavan is dedicated to serve the common man and informed about the various initiatives taken up by the Raj Bhavan.
Chief Minister Dr. Pramod Sawant assuring to start permanent disability centre in the State soon said Motor Neuron Centre will be established in the State on priority, which is the long pending issue.
Highlighting the diabetes scenario in Goa, the Chief Minister, advised the people to eat less sugar. He also appreciated the work of Governor that is taken up by the Raj Bhavan.
Speaking on the occasion Shri Subhash Faldesai complimented the work of Raj Bhavan and also appreciated Governors visits to all the villages in the State.
Earlier, Shri M.R.M. Rao, IAS, Secretary to the Governor welcomed the guests.
Others present were Shri Subhash Faldessai, Minister for Social Welfare, River Navigation, Archaeology & Archives, Shri M.R.M. Rao, IAS, Secretary to the Governor, Shri Guruprasad Pawaskar, Chairman of Disability Commission, Shri Gopal Surlkar, Zilla Panchayat Member.
Smt. Siddhi Porob compered the function and Shri Guruprasad Pawaskar proposed a vote of thanks.