Goa Gears Up for Growth with ₹1,330 Crore Infrastructure Push by PM Modi

Goa Gears Up for Growth with ₹1,330 Crore Infrastructure Push by PM Modi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated and laid the foundation stone for several key development projects in Goa on Tuesday, marking a significant ₹1,330 crore investment in the state’s infrastructure and future. These initiatives span across education, sports, water treatment, waste management, and tourism, aiming to propel Goa towards a brighter and more prosperous future.

Holistic Approach: Education to Environment

The inauguration of the permanent campuses for the National Institute of Technology and the National Institute of Watersports highlights the government’s commitment to educational development. Additionally, crucial environmental concerns are addressed through projects like the integrated waste management facility and the 100 MLD water treatment plant.

Boosting Tourism, Goa’s Lifeline

Tourism, a vital pillar of Goa’s economy, receives a major boost with the foundation stone laying for the Passenger Ropeway connecting Panaji and Reis Magos, along with the development of modern tourist infrastructure.

“Sabka Saath Sabka Vikas” in Action

Emphasizing the mantra of “inclusive development,” PM Modi commended Goa’s diverse communities and their peaceful coexistence. He credited the “Double-Engine Government” with accelerating progress, citing achievements like saturation of government schemes and record investments in infrastructure.

Focus on Welfare and Empowerment

The Prime Minister announced several welfare initiatives, including guaranteeing two crore houses to the poor and expanding flagship schemes like PM Awas Yojna and Ayushman Yojna. He also highlighted the Matsya Sampada Yojna, benefiting the fishing community, and lauded the formation of a dedicated Ministry for Fisheries and increased support for fish breeders.


Tourism: A Key Driver

Recognizing Goa’s immense tourism potential, PM Modi encouraged the development of conference tourism and highlighted major events like the India Energy Week and various G20 meetings held in the state. He also acknowledged the deep-rooted connection of football with Goan culture and honored Brahmanand Shankhwalkar with the Padma Award.

Collective Effort for a Brighter Goa

Calling for collaborative efforts, PM Modi urged everyone to contribute to Goa’s progress. With this substantial investment and a focus on “Saturation is true secularism,” Goa seems well-positioned for accelerated development and a brighter future for all its residents.