Sankhali/Bicholim: The Chief Minister Pramod Sawant, on Sunday, appealed to the people to support the endeavours of the government to percolate down the benefits of welfare schemes to the needy and deserving people.
Dr Sawant was speaking after inaugurating a special enrollment camp organised at Shree Laxmi Narayan Temple Hall at Navelim in Bicholim taluka.
Present on occasion were R Menaka, IAS, Collector, North Goa, Sachin Desai, deputy collector, Bicholim, Pravinjay Pandit, mamlatdar, Bicholim, Rohidas Kansekar, Navelim sarpanch, Sanghavi Fadte, sarpanch of Amona, Dr Balkrishna Pai, Dr Shekhar Salkar, Dr Chandrakant Shetye, Dattaram Chimulkar, programe coordinator, Dr Bale, Chandrakant Gawas, secretary, Shree Laxminarayan Devasthan, Pradeep Gaude, and Vishwamber Gawas.
The Chief Minister said that special awareness camps will be organised at all village panchayats in the state so that the target of enrolment for availing benefit of welfare schemes by the public in is achieved in totality.
Speaking further, Chief Minister said in a population of around 15 lakh in Goa, only 2 lakh people have derived the benefits of the schemes and it is therefore necessary to ensure effective implementation of the schemes to uplift the living condition of the common people.
He further urged the people to avail of the welfare schemes initiated by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Rohidas Kansekar welcomed the guests.
Pandit briefed about the motto behind organising the mega enrollment and medical camp for the villagers.
Balkrishna Pai briefed on DDSY.
R Maneka, IAS, highlighted the various state and central government schemes and appealed to public to avail of these schemes.
Ajit Gaonkar and Dattaprasad Jog compered the function. Vishwamber Gawas proposed vote of thanks.
A total of 167 people enrolled for the welfare schemes and total 233 people were examined during the medical camp.