Goa : Under the Swayampurna Goem programme, one government official will spend four Saturdays every month at panchayat offices across the state to facilitate works of villagers, chief minister Pramod Sawant said on Sunday.“This will kickstart from November 1 to help people with various state and central government schemes. Right from farmers to fishermen, we will ensure that the schemes are availed of by those in need. With this, we want to make Goa self-sustainable.
The CM, who was speaking after inaugurating the Agri Bazaar, said that such a diverse market is not found anywhere else in the country.The second phase of the Agri Bazaar building of the Goa Agricultural Produce and Livestock Marketing Board (GAPLMB) is a one of a kind bazaar that has state of the art features, including a cold storage, ripening chamber and fumigation chamber among other features.GAPLMB chairman Prakash Velip said that the bazaar is aimed at supporting local farmers and promoting the cultivation of local produce by traditional farmers and generating income in their direction.
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