Villagers of Deussua-Chinchinim in one voice on Sunday opposed high rise housing projects in the village and have served a 21-day deadline on the panchayat to take steps to collect and dispose off the waste in the village jurisdiction.

The villages have also formed an Action Committee to pursue the demands and to chalk out an action plan.
Agitated villagers assembled near the St Anthony Chapel

MARGAO: Solar powered illumination will soon become a reality in the Commercial Capital.
Work on erection of solar panels has begun around the Margao Municipal building as part of the joint project between the Margao civic body and the Goa Energy Development Agency.

Solar lamps will soon become a reality in the Commercial Capital with a meeting of the Standing Committee of the Margao Municipal Council gave its nod for the Civic body to install solar powered lamps at the Municipal garden and around the Civic building.
The Goa Energy Development Agency has sanctioned as many as 50 solar powered lamps to the Margao Civic body.

Chairman of the Goa Pollution Control Board, Dr L U Joshi has said it has become a fashion to point fingers at the Board for pollution when implementing agencies created under various Legislations are responsible to curb the same.