Goa Legislative Assembly

गोवा विधानसभा

Shri. Vijai Sardesai

Shri. Vijai Sardesai

Constituency No/Name: 30 - Fatorda

Goa Forward Party

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Seventh Legislative Assembly 2017

16 Mar 2017 to 12 Mar 2022

Fatorda

Goa Forward Party

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10516

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Goa Forward Party

Sixth Legislative Assembly 2012

7 Mar 2012 to 16 Jan 2017

Fatorda

Independent

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Independent

The resignation tendered by Shri Vijai Sardesai Elected Member of Fatorda Constituency, from his seat has been accepted by Hon'ble Speaker. Refer Bulletin Part II No 257 for more details

Seventh Legislative Assembly 2017
Cabinet Minister
(14 Mar 2017 to 13 Jul 2019)
Eighth Legislative Assembly 2022
MEMBER
Business Advisory Committee (Since 30 Mar 2022)
Eighth Legislative Assembly 2022
MEMBER
Committee on Delegated Legislation (Since 31 May 2022)
Eighth Legislative Assembly 2022
MEMBER
Rules Committee (Since 31 May 2022)
Seventh Legislative Assembly 2017
MEMBER
Rules Committee
Seventh Legislative Assembly 2017
MEMBER
Business Advisory Committee
Sixth Legislative Assembly 2012
MEMBER
Committee On Public Undertakings
Sixth Legislative Assembly 2012
MEMBER
Budget Committee
Sixth Legislative Assembly 2012
MEMBER
Estimates Committee

BIll No 10 of 2018 (Government Bill)

The Goa Town and Country Planning (Amendment) Bill, 2018

25 Jul 2018

30 Jul 2018

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Bill No 27 of 2017 (Government Bill)

The Goa Tax on Infrastructure (Amendment) Bill, 2017

14 Dec 2017

18 Dec 2017

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Bill No 26 of 2017 (Government Bill)

The Goa Town and Country Planning (Amendment) Bill, 2017

14 Dec 2017

18 Dec 2017

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Bill No. 7 of 2012 (Private Member Bill)

The Goa Panchayat Raj (Amendment) Bill, 2012

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Bill No. 8 of 2012 (Private Member Bill)

The Goa Municipalities(Amendment) Bill, 2012

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Three linear projects

This House strongly recommends the Government that the three linear projects of double-tracking of South Western railway lines, Tanmar Power Transmission and expansion of National Highway 4-A passing through the protected areas of Bhagwan Mahaveer Wildlife Sanctuary and Mollem National Park be scrapped in the interest of the public who have shown strong opposition to these three projects that threaten the ecology of the area and also in view of the recommendation by the CEC. Further, this House recommends the Government to withdraw all cases filed against citizens/NGOs for executing their Constitutional duty under Article 51-A (g) of protecting the environment against the three linear projects through peaceful protests.

Second Session 2022

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Three linear projects

*S/SHRI VIJAI SARDESAI AND ALEIXO REGINALDO LOURENCO, MLAs’ to move the following “This House strongly recommends the Government that the three linear projects of double tracking of railway lines, power transmission and National Highway expansion passing through the protected areas of Bhagwan Mahaveer Wildlife Sanctuary and Mollem National Park be scrapped in the interest of the public who have shown strong opposition to these three projects that threaten the ecology of the area”.

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PRIVATE MEMBERS’ RESOLUTIONS

SHRI VIJAI SARDESAI, MLA moved the following:
“This House unanimously resolves the Government that in view of rising
inflation and price rise the cost of fish be subsidized so that fish can be
affordable to every Goan household in view of it being an important
component of our staple diet.”
 
The following Members spoke on the Resolution:

1. Shri Vijai Sardesai, MLA
2. Shri Aleixo R. Lourenco, MLA
3. Shri Caetano Silva, MLA
4. Shri Digambar Kamat, MLA
5. Shri Benjamin Silva, MLA
6. Shri Lavoo Mamledar, MLA

SHRI AVERTANO FURTADO, Minister for Fisheries replied to the
points raised by the Mover.

     The Resolution was withdrawn by the leave of the House.

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Shri. Avertano Furtado

PRIVATE MEMBERS’ RESOLUTIONS

SHRI VIJAI SARDESAI, MLA  moved the following:
 
“This House unanimously resolves the Government that Transplant of
Human Organs Act, 1994 be implemented in the State by applying and
adapting all subsequent amendments to the Act, framing rules and
regulations based on the Central Act, putting in place a deceased donor
transplant programme, creating public awareness and adequate medical
education for voluntary organizations, medical and para-medical personnel,
police and other agencies working in the area, building all necessary
infrastructure and taking necessary steps to ensure that the people of the
State come forward and are facilitated to donate their eyes and other organs
after death to save lives of numerous people who are struggling for survival
and require organ transplants to lead normal lives.”
 
The following Members spoke on the Resolution.
 
1. Shri Vijai Sardesai, MLA.
2. Shri Digambar Kamat, MLA.
3. Shri Subhash Phal Dessai, MLA.
 
SHRI FRANCIS D’SOUZA, DY. Chief Minister replied to the points
raised by the Mover.
           
The Resolution was withdrawn by the leave of the House.

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Shri. Francisco D’souza

Private Member Resolution

SHRI VIJAI SARDESAI, MLA moved the following:

“This House unanimously resolves that 100% of jobs in public sector and

80%  of  jobs  in  private  sector  be  reserved  for  Goans  by  making  this condition binding on all industries which avail of Government subsidies/benefits/facilities  etc.  and  to  ensure  that  this  resolution  is

implemented”.

The following Members spoke on the Resolution:

1. Shri Vijai Sardesai, MLA.

(Shri Anant Shet, Speaker in chair at 3 15 PM)

2.  Shri Sidharth Kuncalienkar, MLA.

3.  Shri Nilesh Cabral, MLA.

4.  Shri Digambar Kamat, MLA.

5.  Shri Subhash Phal Dessai, MLA.

6.  Shri Vishnu S. Wagh, Dy. Speaker.

7.  Shri Rohan Khaunte, MLA.

8.  Dr. Pramod Sawant, MLA.

9.  Shri Kiran Kandolkar, MLA.

10. Shri Lavoo Mamledar, MLA.

SHRI MAHADEV NAIK, Minister for Industries replied to the points raised by the Mover.

The Resolution was put to vote and defeated.

Twelfth Session 2016

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Shri. Mahadev Naik

Delay in finalizing the Coastal Zone Management Plan,

“Fear and anxiety in the minds of people because of the delay in finalizing the Coastal Zone Management Plan, particularly the identification of sand dunes, and the impact it will have on local fishing activity, trade and environment. Steps the Government intends to take in this regards.”

Second Session 2022

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Environment

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State Disaster Management Authority

“fear and anxiety in the minds of the people of Goa about the floods due to heavy rainfall affecting many parts of Goa, whether the State Disaster Management Authority lacks the capability of ly dealing with such weather phenomena and whether the Government’s lack of consideration of climate change while planning mega infrastructure projects is only worsening the situation. The steps the Government will take as regards the same.”

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Revenue

Department of Revenue

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Calling Attention

Fear & anxiety in the minds of the public at large regarding the Mhadei Water Dispute which have remained unresolved till date. The lethargic approach of the Government in dealing with the matter and attempts by Karnataka to divert the water inspite of the matter being subjudice has caused damage to Ecology of Goa. People have apprehensions on the intention of the Government to protect the interest of the State. The steps Government intends to take in the matter

Thirteenth Session 2021

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Shri. Filipe Rodrigues

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Legalise production of Cannabis

Shri Digambar Kamat, Shri Vijai Sardessai, Shri Ravi S. Naik, Shri Rohan A, Khaunte, Shri Prasad Gaonkar, Shri Luizinho Faleiro, Shri Jayesh Salgonkar; Shri Ramkrishna Dhavalikar, Shri Aleixo Lourenco, Shri Vinod Palyekar. Fear and Anxiety in the minds of the public at large regarding the attempts by the Government to legalise production of Cannabis in the State of Goa, which is being used as Narcotic Drug and banned under Narcotic Substance Law.  The decision of the Government will convert Goa into a Drug Destination

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CALLING ATTENTION

SHRI VIJAI SARDESAI, MLA called the attention of Hon. Minister
for Ports  to the following:

“Fear and anxiety in the minds of the people of Goa, especially the
fishing community, with regards to the Government of India’s
decision to declare 6 rivers of Goa as national waterways. The
resultant extensive dredging that is proposed to be undertaken in these
rivers will irreversibly damage the riverine ecosystem and exterminate
the fish in these rivers posing a serious threat to the existence and
survival of the fishing community of the State. Steps the Government
will take in the matter”.
                                             

SHRI LAXMIKANT PARSEKAR, Chief Minister made a statement in
regard thereto.

The following Members sought clarification:

1. Shri Vijai Sardesai, MLA…………………………..12 58 PM
2. Shri Sidharth Kuncalienkar, MLA……………….....01 03 PM

(House adjourned for lunch at 1 09 PM and resumed its sitting at 2 30 PM)

 
3. Shri Francisco Pacheco, MLA………………………..2 30 PM
4. Shri Pandurang Madkaikar, MLA…………………….2 32 PM
5. Shri Digambar Kamat, MLA……..……………….......2 34 PM
6. Shri Rohan Khaunte, MLA……………………………2 35 PM
7. Shri Caetano Silva, MLA………………………….......2 37 PM
8. Shri Michael Lobo, MLA……………...........................2 38 PM
9. Shri Pratapsingh R. Rane, Leader of Opposition….2 41 PM
10. Shri Benjamin Silva, MLA…………………………….2 42 PM
11. Shri Ramakrishna Dhavalikar, Minister for PWD…2 44 PM

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Shri. Laxmikant Parsekar

CONGRATULATORY MOTION

SHRI VIJAI SARDESAI, MLA moved the following:

“This House congratulates world renowned ecologist Shri Madhav Gadgil for having been chosen for the prestigious Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement 2015”.

             The following Members spoke on the Motion:

                 1. Shri Vijai Sardesai, MLA………………………………..12 57 PM

                 2. Shri Aleixo R. Lourenco, MLA………………………….01 01 PM

                 3. Smt. Alina Saldanha, Minister for Forest…………….01 03 PM

                  The Motion was adopted unanimously

(House adjourned for lunch at 1 06 PM and resumed its sitting at 2 30 PM)

 

Ninth Session 2015

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CONGRATULATORY MOTION

This House Congratulates Miss Anushka Kuvelkar, student of GVM’s Higher Secondary School, Ponda for being selected to represent the Indian Junior Badminton Team to participate in international tournaments currently being held in the Netherlands and Germany for being the first Goan to represent the country in badminton.”

Sixth Session 2014

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CONGRATULATORY MOTION

This House Congratulates Churchill Brothers for keeping the Goan flag flying high in the National Football arena by winning the 35th Football Federation Cup at Kochi on 25th January,2014.”

 

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CONGRATULATORY MOTION

“This House congratulates Shri Sidhanath Buyao, Shri Manohar Bhingui & others for being awarded ‘YUVA SRUJAN PURASKAR’ for the year 2012-13 thus bringing laurels to the state.” 

The following Members spoke:

1. Shri Vijai Sardesai, MLA  ……………………………………………….     12 51 PM

2. Shri Vishnu S. Wagh, MLA ……………………………………………..     12 53 PM

3. Shri Lavoo Mamledar, MLA  ………………………………………….      12 54 PM

4. Shri Aleixo R. Lourenco, MLA  ……………………………………….     12 57 PM

5. Shri Dayanand Mandrekar, Minister for Art & Culture ….     12 58 PM

6. Shri Rajendra Arlekar, Speaker …………………………………      1 01 PM

The Motion was adopted unanimously.

(House adjourned for lunch at 1 01 PM and resumed its sitting at 3 00 PM)

 

Fourth Session 2013

BUSINESS FOR THE DAY -22

Zero Hour Mention

Concern and anxiety in the minds of the Schedule Tribe ( ST) community of Goa for being denied constitutional right under article 332 of Constitution of India of Reservation of Seats for ST community in the Goa Legislative Assembly 

Second Session 2022

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Tribal Welfare

Directorate of Tribal Welfare

Zero Hour for 21st July 2022

Serious concern about the partiality towards selected Government Advocates on the Panel of High Court during the distribution of cases  

Second Session 2022

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Law & Judiciary

Department of Law

Zero Hour for 20th July 2022

Fear and Anxiety in the minds of IRBn staff for being sidelined for promotions. 

Second Session 2022

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Home

Department of Home

Zero Hour 19th July

Concerned raised by General Public who travel in electric vehicles but do not have access to charging stations in Goa and also failure on part of GEDA to provide subsidies as Govt has failed in providing financial support towards the EV Scheme. 

Second Session 2022

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Power

Non Conventional Energy Resources

Zero Hour Mention for 18th July 2022

Fear and anxiety among parents, students and youth over the decline in the quality of education provided at school, college and university levels in Goa


 

Second Session 2022

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Education

Directorate of Higher Education

CUT MOTIONS-19/07/2022

 The following  Cut  Motions to  Demand No. 13 – Transport,   Demand  No. 19 – Industries, Trade & Commerce, Demand No. 31- Panchayats, Demand No. 74- Water Resources  and  Demand No. 71- Co-operation  have been received from the Members as shown below against the respective Demands, which are fixed for discussion on  the 19th July, 2022.

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CUT MOTIONS-18/07/2022

 The following Cut Motions to Demand No. 47 –Goa Medical College, Demand No. 48 – Health Services, Demand No. 49 – Institute of Psychiatry & Human Behaviour, Demand No. 51 – Goa Dental College, Demand No. 53 – Food & Drugs Administration, Demand No. 54 – Town & Country Planning, Demand No. 55 – Municipal Administration, Demand No. 58- Women and Child Development and Demand No. 68- Forests have been received from the Members as shown below against the respective Demands, which are fixed for discussion on  the 18th  July, 2022.

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CUT MOTIONS-14/07/2022

The following Cut Motions to Demand No. 7 – Settlement & Land Records, Demand No. 15 -  Collectorate, North Goa  Demand No. 16 - Collectorate, South Goa , Demand No. 33 – Revenue, Demand No.52 – Labour, Demand No. 60 – Employment, Demand No. 72 – Science & Technology, Demand No. 65- Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Services  and Demand No. 66- Fisheries - have been received from the Members as shown below against the respective Demands, 

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CUT MOTONS-13/07/2022

Cut Motions to Demand No. 2 - General Administration & Coordination, Demand No. 8 –Treasury & Accounts Administration, North Goa, Demand No. 9 - Treasury & Accounts Administration, South Goa, Demand No. 11 – Excise,  Demand No. 17 – Police, Demand No. 22- Vigilance, Demand No. 23- Home, Demand No. 25- Home Guards and Civil Defence, Demand No.  26- Fire & Emergency Services, Demand No. 27 – Official Language, Demand No. 30 – Small Savings & Lotteries, Demand No. 32- Finance, Demand No. 61- Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, Demand No. 81 – Department of Tribal Welfare and Demand No. 83 - Mines have been received from the Members as shown below against the respective Demands, which are fixed for discussion on the 13th  July, 2022.

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AMENDMENTS LIST -2

AMENDMENTS TO THE MOTION OF THANKS TO THE ADDRESS OF THE GOVERNOR

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002C - GOANS EMPLOYED IN THE PRIVATE SECTOR/GOVERNMENT SECTOR

2C.     *WILL the Minister for Labour and Employment be pleased to state:

(a) the total number of employment generated in the Private Sector with details from the year financial 2016 till date;
(b) the total number of Goans employed directly or on contractual basis; give details separately of new and existing Industries from the year 2016 till date;
(c) whether the Employment Exchange is maintaining proper records and updates of the unemployed youths in the State; if so, the details of the number of unemployed youths Taluka/constituency-wise and youths employed in Government on direct/regular and contractual basis from the year 2016 till date;
(d) whether the Government has taken any measures to protect and support the rights of the labourers working on contractual basis in Industries; and
(e) whether the Government has any policy for Industries to recruit Goans in the Private Sector, if so, the details thereof; and whether the Government has ensured that minimum salary/wages assured to the labourers is the take home wages/salary excluding all other expenses; if so, the details thereof?

 

Answer:

Sir, please refer to attached reply.

pdfReply_of_Starred_LAQ_002C.pdf

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Shri. Atanasio Monserrate

Labour & Employment

Department of Labour

010A - DOUBLING OF FARMERS INCOME

10A. *WILL the Minister for Agriculture be pleased to state:
(a) whether the Government had worked out a roadmap to double farmers income in December 2020. if so, give list of implementation strategies or plans that have been implemented to double farmers income;
(b) whether the Government has undertaken a review meeting for monitoring the progress of the preparation of the roadmap and its implementation, if so, give details of review meetings held including agenda and minutes of meetings;
(c) the average annual income of farmers from the year 2019 to 2022;
(d) whether in December 2020, the forsetting up Farmer Producer Organizations (FPO) has been established in all tehsils with emphasis on organic products. if so, give details of FPOs set up in each taluka along with activities conducted by FPOs; and
(e) whether farmers have brought to the notice of the Government the issues they face since 2019 till date. if so, give details of the issues and action taken by the Government? 
 

Second Session 2022

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Shri. Ravi Naik

Agriculture

Directorate of Agriculture

120 - SPECIFICATION FOR RUMBLE STRIPS

 WILL the Minister for Public Works be pleased to state:

(a) the standard specification for rumble strips, give copy of related guidelines and notifications;
(b) whether speed humps/bumps are banned in the State, if so, give a copy of notifications;
(c) whether the Government is aware that rumble strips installed in Goa are aggravating back injuries and causing noise pollution in residential areas;
(d) the comparative cost of installing and maintaining rumble strips compared to a speed bump;
(e) the total annual cost of installing and maintaining rumble strips across Goa?
 

Answer:

SUB: UNSTARRED LAQ NO. 120 TABLED BY SHRI. VIJAI SARDESAI, REGARDING “SPECIFICATION FOR RUMBLE STRIPS” TO BE ANSWERED ON 22TH JULY 2022.

QUESTIONS

ANSWERS

Will the Minister for Public Works be pleased to state:

By Shri. Nilesh Cabral, Hon’ble Minister for PWD 

(a) the standard specification for rumble strips, give copy of related guidelines and notifications;

Sir, Notification dt: 14/07/2005 at Annexure 'A' is enclosed.

(b) whether speed humps/bumps are banned in the State, if so, give a copy of notifications;

Speed breakers are not permitted on National Highways. Circular from MoRTH dt: 11/04/2016 enclosed at Annexure 'B'.

(c) whether the Government is aware that rumble strips installed in Goa are aggravating back injuries and causing noise pollution in residential areas;

 

Some representations with such apprehensions have been received.

(d) the comparative cost of installing and maintaining rumble strips compared to a speed bump;

As per GSR 2020 roads the cost of installation of rumbler strips (set of 15 Nos.) is Rs. 6768/- RM. Whereas the cost of installing speed breaker is Rs. 4055/- R.M.

(e) the total annual cost of installing and maintaining rumble strips across Goa?

There is no recurring maintenance cost since once the rumbler strips are installed & painted during the execution of that particular work, will have to be relaid during next renewal/resurfacing only. The annual cost depends on No. of locations where rumbler strips are to be provided which is done on recommendations of Traffic Police.

pdfUnst 120 Annexure A.pdf

Second Session 2022

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Shri. Nilesh Cabral

Public Works

Public Works Department

121 - CASES AGAINST GOVERNMENT PROJECTS

WILL the Minister for Law and Judiciary be pleased to state:

(a) detailed list of all Public Interest Litigations/Writ Petitions since 1st April 2012 against the Government projects, details of advocates representing the Government, expenditure incurred on the case and status/order of the case in brief;
(b) details of NGT cases against Government projects since 1st April 2012, details of advocates representing the Government, expenditure on the cases and status/order of the cases in brief;
(c) details of all cases in various courts with regards to Mhadei River Dispute till date along with expenditure incurred on the cases and status/order of cases in brief;
(d) details of all public prosecutors/lawyers in Goa representing the Government of Goa in various courts along with annual salary and status of employment and cases allotted to each lawyers in various courts since July 2019 till date?
 

Answer:

sir,

please find enclose herewith the attached documents of LAQ NO. 121 with 
answer and annexures.

 

pdfannexI.pdf

Second Session 2022

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Shri. Nilesh Cabral

Law & Judiciary

Department of Law

122 - CLEARENCEOF PROJECTS BY GOA COASTAL ZONE MANAGEMENT

WILL the Minister for Environment and Climate Change be pleased to state:

(a) copies of all agenda and minutes of Meetings of GCZMA since 1st January 2012;
(b) list of all GCZMA approvals granted for commercials structures/projects since 1st January 2012 till date along with approval/file number, location of site, description of project;
(c) copies of all valid approvals granted to barge breaking/ building/repair sites across Goa;
(d) copies of all valid approvals granted for loading/unloading of Coal at Mooring dolphins/ offshore using transhippers;
(e) copies of all valid approvals granted for transporting of Coal along Goan Rivers and unloading at various jetties across Goa? 
 

Answer:

Reply and Annexure are attached.

pdfReply-122.pdf

Second Session 2022

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Shri. Nilesh Cabral

Environment and Climate Change

Department of Environment and Climate Change