Govt making efforts to provide broadband connection to every household: Khaunte
Posted by: nt October 13, 2017 in Goa News
The Minister for Information and Technology Rohan Khaunte on Friday stated that the government is trying to provide broadband connections to each and every household in the state to help gain knowledge of information and technology at the door step.
The Minister was speaking as the chief guest for launching the IT courses to all age groups at Nuvem, and providing support to the initiative of the local MLA Wilfred D’Sa on the occasion of the latter’s birthday. “Technology will not wait for anyone. We have to go for it. The state government has a vision to provide IT knowledge to every citizen and therefore it (government ) is trying to provide the broadband connection to each and every household in Goa to gain IT knowledge”, the Minister said.
He further said that if any MLA has a desire to develop his constituency, he can do so by even being in the opposition. The government wants to develop all the 40 constituencies in the state, headded.
Khaunte said very soon the Saturday courts will commence in South Goa once the World Cup matches are over at the Fatorda stadium. The district collector will commence the Saturday courts soon. We are also waiting for the cases to be transferred to the courts of mamletdars,’’ the Minister said while replying to a query. He also informed that the issues related to the ESI hospital will also be sorted out by November.
Nuvem MLA D’Sa thanked the minister for commencing the IT courses at Nuvem. He said these computer courses will be free for the ST and SC students, whereas nominal fees will be charged to students of general category.
The local sarpanch Breezy Barretto proposed the vote of thanks. ZP members – Nelly Rodrigues, Fatima Gaonkar and Reuben Costa were present on the occasion, besides the sarpanchas and deputy sarpanchas of Nuvem constituency.
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