Pramod Sawant

Temples destroyed in past should be rebuilt: Goa CM Sawant 

"In every village, there are a couple of temples. We have to take people from the beach to the temple," Sawant said, adding his government is pushing for "cultural tourism".

published on : 22nd May 2022

History forced upon us is Western propaganda, says Goa CM at Savarkar book event

He was speaking at the launch of a book on Vinayak Damodar Savarkar by Vikram Sampath on the second day of the Kumaon Literary Festival in Panaji.

published on : 15th May 2022

'Sabka Prayaas' will bring BJP to power in Telangana: Goa CM Dr Pramod Sawant

Along the lines of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Aatma Nirbhar Bharat, Sawant said that Goa was on course to become self-reliant in the areas of agriculture, horticulture, pisciculture and dairy.

published on : 13th May 2022

Goa Civil Code can be model for states seeking to implement UCC: Pramod Sawant

This code is derived from the Portuguese Civil Code of 1867, which was applicable during the Portuguese rule in the state.

published on : 9th May 2022

Goa government appeals people to wear masks in public but no compulsion: CM Pramod Sawant

Pramod Sawant said the Goa government will appeal to people to wear masks in public places considering the possibility of another wave of the coronavirus pandemic.

published on : 27th April 2022

Goa will be developed as India's 'tourism capital': CM Pramod Sawant

He said that the government is looking for investment under the PPP framework, especially in bungee jumping and promoting Goa as a preferred destination for weddings.

published on : 22nd April 2022

Konkani should also be used in Bombay High Court: Goa CM Pramod Sawant

Goa CM Pramod Sawant said that the state is a multilingual state, where different languages are used for different tasks.

published on : 15th April 2022

Differences between MGP-BJP resolved, alliance on for 10 years, says Dhavalikar

With two MLAs in the Goa legislative Assembly, the MGP has extended its support to the BJP government.

published on : 9th April 2022

Goa CM inducts three more ministers; MGP's Dhavalikar figures in list 

Sawant had taken oath as the chief minister along with eight other ministers on March 28 in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, leaving three ministerial berths vacant at that time.

published on : 9th April 2022

Goa CM retains Home and Finance, Panaji MLA Monserrate gets Revenue, Khaunte new tourism minister

The crucial Public Works Department portfolio has been allotted to Nilesh Cabral. He will also handle the departments of Legislative Affairs, Environment, and Law and Judiciary.

published on : 3rd April 2022

Goa CM Pramod Sawant to present state budget 2022 on Wednesday

Sawant, who was sworn-in as the chief minister of the coastal state on Monday, will also face a confidence motion on the floor of the House.

published on : 29th March 2022

Pramod Sawant takes oath as Goa CM for 2nd term; PM Modi attends swearing-in ceremony

Besides Sawant, the others who took oath are - Vishwajit Rane, Mauvin Godinho, Ravi Naik, Nilesh Cabral, Subhash Shirodkar, Rohan Khaunte, Govind Gaude and Atanasio Monserratte.

published on : 28th March 2022

Ahead of oath, Pramod Sawant hands over list of ministers to Goa Governor

The list includes three fresh faces -- Ravi Naik, Atanasio 'Babush' Monserrate, and Subhash Siralkar.

published on : 28th March 2022

Pramod Sawant to be sworn in as Goa CM on Monday; PM Modi, Rajnath Singh to attend

More than 10,000 people are likely to attend the event at the stadium, and the swearing-in ceremony will also be broadcast across the coastal state through various news channels.

published on : 27th March 2022

First session of new Goa Assembly from March 29

A new Speaker would be elected during the session, which is expected to complete a range of legislative business, including passing of bills and a vote-on-account.

published on : 25th March 2022
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