Mapusa: Minister for Garbage Management Michael Lobo said
that all formalities for setting up waste treatment plant at Cacora are
completed as the government has received environmental clearance and even
designing work is completed and now agreement needs to resigned and soon work
on it will start.
While in case of the Bainguinim waste treatment plant, he
said that the process is completed and now the government is waiting for
environmental clearance and soon foundation for the two plants will be laid.
Interacting with media persons, Lobo said that Goa badly
needs incinerator project adding, “We will come up with incinerator plant in
Goa. I cannot say where it will come up but it will be come up after obtaining
all necessary approvals like pollution board, EIA report and others.”
“Currently we are sending tonnes of dry waste like
papers, old clothes etc to Karnataka by trucks by spending Rs 22,000 per truck.
The incinerator plant will be set up in an uninhabited place,” added Lobo.
“There is need for people to change the ‘not in my
backyard attitude’ if we want Goa to be clean and if we want to take forward
the dream of Prime Minister Narendra Modi,” added Lobo.
Source:: The Navhind Times