First phase of Ponda market complex to open before Chovoth

27 Jul 2019 07:57 PM

The long-pending new market complex in Ponda will finally be opened before Chovoth. This is a firm assurance given by Chief Minister Dr Pramod Sawant after personally visiting the complex on Saturday along with urban development minister Milind Naik, Ponda MLA Ravi Naik and officials.

Shops would be auctioned before Chovoth, but only of first phase which is complete. Work of second phase would begin in October.

The CM also inspected the Golden Jubilee project and directed officials of GSUDA, PDA and DMA to issue no objection certificates immediately.

 The building of the market complex was ready in 2012. But it could not be opened for the last seven years due to administrative hurdles.

CM Sawant also urged leaders not to politicise this issue. Watch how Congress MLA Ravi Naik reacted to it.

Reporter: Krishna Naik | Desk: Jawahar Barve

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