GOA: The government of India has granted extension to operationalise the electronic manufacturing cluster (EMC) project under the ministry of electronics and information technology till March 2021. The Rs 161 crore project was proposed by former chief minister Laxmikant Parsekar in 2016. While granting final approval for the EMC at Tuem, Pernem, on March 3, 2017, the Centre had said that the project has to be completed within 36 months of the final approval being granted.
A meeting was held recently where state IT secretary Sanjay Kumar and IT director Ankita Anand briefed chief minister Pramod Sawant about the progress of the project. “Currently, the internal road work is about 85% finished,” Anand said. She said that the land allotment policy is in the final stage of approval.
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