MINISTER LOBO DONATES A CART TO A YOUTH AT CALANGUTE
MAPUSA: In an effort to provide self-employment to youth during the COVID-19 pandemic, Ports Minister Michael Lobo donated a food cart to Ankita Singh. The cart is worth Rs 70,000.
Speaking on the occasion, Lobo said that 50 such carts will be given to those uneducated youth who cannot afford them. The carts will be strictly placed three and a half metres from the road so that it does not cause problem to smooth flow of traffic. Also Proper hygiene will be maintained and garbage trucks will collect the waste from the carts, he said and urged other MLAs and village panchayat members to create similar avenues for youth.
Calangute Sarpanch Dinesh Simepurshkar said that village panchayat will provide full support to the unemployed youth and families who want to set up food carts in their own property. Calangute panchayat member Shawn Martins also spoke.