Sesa Goa lays foundation stone for community hall at Neturlim
PANJIM: Sesa Goa Limited today laid the foundation stone for a community hall at Neturlim and also inaugurated the Vedanta Vocational Training Centre and Gerbera Polyhouse Project. The chief guest for the function was Sr Adv Atmaram N S Nadkarni, Advocate General. Also present on the occasion were Sanguem MLA Subhash Phaldesai, former MLA Vasu Gaonkar, ZP member Rivona Navnath Naik, Sarpanch VP Neturlim Shashikant Gaonkar, and Mahesh Patil, Associate Vice President – HSEC,
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Speaking on occasion Advocate General Atmaram Nadkarni appreciated efforts of Sesa Goa Limited for its community development initiative and aiding remote areas like Netraulim & Wade.
GCCI fetes Deobagkar
PANJIM: GCCI held a special function at their conference hall to felicitate and bid farewell to Goa University Vice Chancellor Prof Dileep Deobagkar recently. The function was attended by members of the Chamber’s Education Committee. GCCI President Manguirish Pai Raikar during his welcome address highlighted the unstinted efforts put in by Prof Deobagkar for upgrading the standard of the University. The Goa University which was ranked 36th at the time of Prof Deobagkar’s appointment is today ranked 17th. Prof Madhav Kamat, noted educationist while appreciating the people friendly qualities of Prof Deobagkar emphasized that there were no disturbances in the University during his entire tenure as Vice Chancellor. Prof Deobagkar during his speech lauded the students community in Goa for their positive role and intellectual level as compared to other parts of the country.
Prof Deobagkar was accompanied by his wife. Chairman of the Education Committee Krishnagopal, Rajesh Bhatikar, Prof Raghuvir Vernekar, Dr Basavdutta Mitra, Dr Meenacshi Shukla, Dr Manoj Kamat, Dr Pradeep Salgaokar, Pratima Dhond, Varsha Pai Raikar, Bhavana, Raikar and Amol Morjkar were present.
Sesa Goa bags award
PANJIM: Sesa Goa Limited bagged the prestigious Safety Award for its Pig Iron plant and Met Coke division at an award function organised by Green Triangle Society of Goa and Inspectorate of Factories & Boilers at GCCI, Panjim.
Met Coke division won the Gomant Sarvoccha Suraksha Puraskar in category C (units employing more than 250 employees upto 500 employees) and the Pig Iron division won the second award Gomant Uccha Suraksha Puraskar in D category (unit employing more than 500 employees).
The award was received by Amit Pradhan, Director Value Added Business, Sesa Goa Ltd, at the hands of Minister for Factory & Boilers and Co-Operation, Deepak Dhavalikar. These awards were given on the basis of past three year’s performance of the company in the field of workplace safety.
POWER SHUT DOWN
DABAL: From 9.30 am to 2.30 pm at PTI Mines, Malarimol, Perimol, Velingkar Mines, Tatodi Mines, Tatodi Village and Amigos Hotel.
Man found dead in Candolim
CALANGUTE: A man in his mid-sixties was found dead at Pintos waddo in Candolim. Calangute police conducted the inquest and sent the body for an autopsy at the Goa Medical College hospital at Bambolim. Calangute PSI Laxi Amonkar is investigating the case.
Mardol local held for damaging road at Kundaim
PONDA: A man from Cuncoliem in Mardol-Ponda has been arrested on charges of damaging an internal road under Goa Industrial Development Corporation at Kundaim. In his complaint, IDC Area Manager A S S Velingkar told Ponda police that Gopal Naik damaged an internal road, causing a loss of Rs 10,000. The accused was arrested and later released on bail.
MARGAO: A native of Hubli-Karnataka was caught red-handed while committing a motorcycle theft near the Margao Municipal building on Saturday. The incident occurred on Saturday evening when the accused Iswar Menasinkai (37), a driver by profession, made an abortive bid to commit the theft of a Hero Honda Splendour yellow & back motorcycle taxi. He was apprehended by the people and later handed over to the Margao police. PI Sudesh Naik informed that investigations are on to find out whether the accused had a hand in the spate of motorcycle thefts in the city in recent months.