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Govt will set up 2 skill development centres soon: Goa CM

Govt will set up 2 skill development centres soon: Goa CM

Panaji, Jun 30 (UNI) Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant has announced that government will soon set up two skill development centres in the state.

Speaking at 111th Annual General meeting of Goa Chamber of Commerce & Industry (GCCI) at Dona Paula near the city on Saturday, the Chief Minister said,'Skill Development Ministry is headed by me. We are coming up with two skill development centres. One in North (Goa) and one in South (Goa). They will be excellent centres. We also ask you to join and help it grow so that people are skilled. I fell strong and robust partnership between the industry and the government will sustain socio-economic development.'

Accepting that due to some constraints government could function the way it should have, the Chief Minister said the last 15 months were challenging for the state. However, he mentioned that Rs 300 crore was spent on welfare schemes for those who were directly affected by mining ban.

'We were dealt with body blow when Supreme Court imposed a blanket man on mining activity in Goa. That made mining sector redundant overnight. ..The state exchequer was was deprived of almost 25 per of revenue through the blanket ban. Despite all this, government intervened to avoid human tragedy. Our government faced the challenge of keeping wheels of development rolling,' he said.

Stating that promotion of and facilitation to the industry was among priorities of the government, the Chief Minister assured of regular interaction between industry stakeholders and the government to resolve all the problems.

He stressed on collaboration between the Chamber and the State Government for the economic development of the state.

The Chief Minister appreciated efforts of GCCI in creating awareness about Goods and Services Tax (GST) and sought help of the chamber in promoting skill development and entrepreneurship development.

'When new GST regime and RERA (Real Estate Regulation and Development) Act were introduced, the challenge was to create awareness in the state. Goa Chamber of Commerce organised various seminars with different stakeholders for smooth transition...GCCI has many committees and we seek their help in promoting skill development and entrepreneurship development,' he said.

Revenue Minister Rohan Khaunte, Minister for Industries, Trade and Commerce Vishwajit Rane, Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) Secretary General Dilip Chenoy, GCCI President Sandip Bhandare, Incoming President of GCCI Manoj Cacolo, GCCI Director General R S Kamat, Honorary Secretary Kirit Maganlal, Honorary Treasurer Pratima Dhond, Vice President Ralph de Souza and Immediate Past President of GCCI Narayan Bandekar, among others, were present on the occasion.

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