Goa Legislative Assembly

गोवा विधानसभा

Shri. Viresh Borkar

Shri. Viresh Borkar

Constituency No/Name: 14 - St. Andre

Revolutionary Goans Party

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Date of Birth: 29th June 1993
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Permanent: H. No. 332, WadaBhat, Neura, Tiswadi, Goa. Pin: 403104
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Revolutionary Goans Party

Eighth Legislative Assembly 2022
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Committee on Public Undertakings (Since 19 Jan 2023)
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Committee on Goverment Assurances (Since 19 Jan 2023)
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Budget Committee (Since 31 May 2022)
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Rules Committee (Since 31 May 2022)
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House Committee To Study Issues Related To River Mhadei
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Business Advisory Committee (Since 30 Mar 2022)
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Public Accounts Commiitee

Employment policy

“This House recommends the Government for developing an employment policy where job security is ensured to contract staff employed in Government Departments and Corporations for more than 5 years.”

Fifth Session 2023

BUSINESS FOR THE DAY -4

Revival, protection, promotion of Khazan lands

“This House strongly recommends the Government to approach the appropriate agency of the Central Government with a specific proposal for a one time special grant of about 5000 crores for the systematic revival, protection, promotion of Khazan lands in eight talukas, being age old agro ecological and agro-economic systems, which will help in creating self-sustainability of the State and will take care of unemployment issue and generate robust revenue in the State, since, a huge part of the State’s 18000 hectares ancient Khazan lands remain neglected mostly due to paucity of finances and to improve supportive infrastructure such as outer and inner embankments, sluice gates, creeks and backwaters, access roads, culverts, bridges, soil remediation, revival of plantation and irrigation. “

Fourth Session 2023

BUSINESS FOR THE DAY -4

Agriculture

Directorate of Agriculture

Compensation to farmers

I call the attention of the Hon’ble Minister to the Plight of farmers, who have cultivated their fields which  have been laid waste due to flooding of fields, caused by incessant rains and breach of bunds. The steps the Government proposes to take to assist the farmers by payment of compensation and time frame within which the amount will be paid.

Seventh Session 2024

BUSINESS FOR THE DAY -5

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South Goa Communidade Margao

Fear and anxiety in the minds of members of South Goa Communidade Margao due to the paralysis in functioning of the office of the administrator of Communidades of South Zone, Margao due to alleged habitual absenteeism of the incumbent administrator leading to lack of supervision of  staff and significant delays in office procedures and neglect in disposal of files relating to illegal constructions thus demolition orders are inordinately delayed. In particular the demolition orders was not forwarded to demolition squad for demolition of illegal structure at Mungul Margao under Margao Communidade. The steps of the Government to resolve the matter.”

Seventh Session 2024

BUSINESS FOR THE DAY -4

pdfMinisters Reply

Reservations Scheduled Tribe Community

“Fear and anxiety in the minds of Scheduled Tribe Community due to lethargic approach of the Government to provide political reservations to Scheduled Tribes in Goa. The Government must take immediate steps to provide political reservation to Scheduled Tribes of Goa. It is observed that despite Goa having 12.5% Scheduled Tribes population, they are being deprived their Constitutional Right of Reservation of Seats in Goa Legislative Assembly. The steps the Government intends to undertake/has undertaken  in this regard and also to ensure that the Election Commission of India notifies Constituencies for Scheduled Tribes in Goa.”

Sixth Session 2024

BUSINESS FOR THE DAY -6

pdfMinisters Reply

Flyover near Dhonkhamb at Dhargal

“Fear and Anxiety in the minds of Goans that the urgent need of , and Char rasta at Colvale are not being constructed, this is leading to many accident and loss of lives. The steps the Government has taken in this regard”.

Fifth Session 2023

BUSINESS FOR THE DAY -18

Public Works

Public Works Department

pdfMinisters Reply

villagers of Bhoma and Corlim

“Fear and anxiety in the minds of Goans and villagers of BHOMA and CORLIM that their traditional  residential houses, Temples will be demolished, their tradition, culture and livelihood will be affected,  due to the land acquisition notice issued under section 3 (G) (3) of the National Highways Act, 1956 by the office of the special land acquisition officer CALA, PWD (Cell), Altinho Panaji Goa in the local newspaper on 05.08.2023, as the Competent Authority of Land Acquisition (CALA) is in the process of determination of amount payable as compensation to the owners/interested persons, Notice to all the interested person in such lands is issued to appear before the CALA, on or before 25.08.2023 to submit their claims. The steps the Government intends to take in this matter".

Fifth Session 2023

BUSINESS FOR THE DAY -16

Public Works

Public Works Department

pdfMinisters Reply

Cattle on roads.

Fear and Anxiety in the minds of Goans at the increasing amount of cattle on the roads which not only impede flow of traffic but also raises the risk of accidents and deaths. Cattle are seen sitting on Highways, internal roads, and at various junctions and at night it become difficult to spot them and many accident occur due to this. Request the concerned department to resolve the issue at the earliest.

Seventh Session 2024

BUSINESS FOR THE DAY -4

Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Services

Directorate of Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Services

Retaining wall collapse.

Fear and anxiety in the minds of the locals of Neura, as a retaining wall along the road near St. John the Evangalist Church collapsed, this work was proposed two years back to the department of Rural development, however due to reasons unknow and lack of seriousness of the concerned officials, the department has done nothing about this till date. Request the department to work on the issue at the earliest.

Seventh Session 2024

BUSINESS FOR THE DAY -3

Rural Development

Department of Rural Development

Potholes on service road near GMC Hospital

Fear and Anxiety among Goans who commute by two wheelers that potholes will lead to accident after service road near GMC Hospital developed deep potholes resulting in 3 accidents at the same spot. Demand that the PWD department work quickly to resolve the issue.

Seventh Session 2024

BUSINESS FOR THE DAY -2

Public Works

Public Works Department

Dangerous Tree Cutting

Fear and anxiety among Goans that in spite Dy. Collector or Director of Forest issuing order for cutting of dangerous tree or tree branches, such dangerous trees are not trimmed or cut, neither by the owner, panchayat nor other any other concerned department, thus posing a threat to life and property. Hence request the Government to take necessary steps in this matter.

Seventh Session 2024

BUSINESS FOR THE DAY -1

Revenue,Panchayati Raj

Directorate of Panchayats

RECRUITMENT IN GOA UNIVERSITY

Fear and Anxiety in the minds of Goans applying for various posts at Goa University that Non-Goans employed in the University are deliberately changing the rules and regulations in order to get more Non-Goan employed.

Sixth Session 2024

BUSINESS FOR THE DAY -6

Education

Directorate of Education

LIST -4

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

Session : Sixth Session 2024 | Sitting : BUSINESS FOR THE DAY -2

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AMENDMENTS LIST -3

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

Session : Second Session 2022 | Sitting : BUSINESS FOR THE DAY -1

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Cut Motion LIST NO 2D

The following Cut Motions Demand No. 59 – Factories and Boilers, 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, which are fixed for discussion on the 19th  July, 2024.

Session : Seventh Session 2024 | Sitting : BUSINESS FOR THE DAY -5

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Cut Motion LIST NO 1C

The following Cut Motions to Demand No. 47 – Goa Medical College, Demand No. 48 - Health Services, Demand No. 53 - Food and Drugs Administration have been received from the Members as shown below against the respective Demands, which are fixed for discussion on the 18th July 2024.

Session : Seventh Session 2024 | Sitting : BUSINESS FOR THE DAY -4

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Cut Motion LIST NO 15-F

 The following Cut Motions to Demand No. 6- Election Office and  Demand No. 73 – State Election Commission  have been received from the Members as shown below against the respective Demands, which are fixed for discussion on  the 10th August, 2023.

Session : Fifth Session 2023 | Sitting : BUSINESS FOR THE DAY -18

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Cut Motion LIST NO 14-D

The following Cut Motions to Demand No. 64 – Agriculture, Demand No. 69 – Handicraft, Textile and Coir and Demand No. 70 – Civil Supplies have been received from the Members as shown below against the respective Demands, which are fixed for discussion on  the 9th August, 2023.

Session : Fifth Session 2023 | Sitting : BUSINESS FOR THE DAY -17

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Cut Motion LIST NO 13F

 The following Cut Motions to, Demand No. 57 – Social Welfare, Demand No. 77 – River Navigation, Demand No. 87 – Department of Archaeology and Demand No. 89- Department of Empowerment of persons with disabilities have been received from the Members as shown below against the respective Demands, which are fixed for discussion on  the 8th August, 2023.

Session : Fifth Session 2023 | Sitting : BUSINESS FOR THE DAY -16

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002A - DUMPING OF UNSEGREGATED WASTE

002A *Will the Minister for Waste Management be pleased to state:

(a) furnish memorandum/complaints/letters issued to/by the office of the District Collector North Goa in relation to the dumping of unsegregated waste in Survey No.39/1 and 63/1 of Batim Village;

(b) furnish action taken report against the above matter, provide complete details along with the present status;

(c) whether the department is aware that the above issue is still ongoing; if so, the action planned by the department; and

(d) the procedure followed against the dumping of unsegregated waste by the individual for multiple times even after official notice served to avoid and stop the same?

Answer:

Answer and Annexure 1 -4 attached

Seventh Session 2024

BUSINESS FOR THE DAY -5

Shri. Atanasio Monserrate

Waste Management

Waste Management

002B - RATION CARDS TO MIGRANTS

002B *WILL the Minister for Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs be pleased to state:

(a) whether the department is aware that many non-goans who stay on rent are applying for ration cards by forging documents, if so, the manner the department keep checks to ensure that these non-goans/migrants are not issued ration card with forged documents, if so, provide details;

(b) furnish the names of Family Head/Family Members with detail of address of ration card holders issued in the last 5 years ;

(c) furnish details of total number of applications received by the department for Duplicate/Separate/New/Transfer/Deletion/Addition/Restart ration card for last 5 years and the status of these application, provide details of the name, address and member of the family of the ration card;

(d) furnish details of total number of applications received by the department for Duplicate/Separate/New/Transfer/Deletion/Addition/Restart ration card from 01/04/2020 till date; and

(e) furnish details of any recent changes made for the applicants to apply for Duplicate/Separate/New/Transfer/Deletion/Addition/Restart ration card and its working status?

Answer:

STARRED LAQ NO. 002B TABLED BY SHRI. VIRESH BORKAR, MLA TO BE ANSWERED ON 19-07-2024

 

 

TITLE: RATION CARDS TO MIGRANTS

 

QUESTION

ANSWER

 

WILL the Minister for Civil Supplies be pleased to state:

By Hon’ble Minister of Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs.

(a)

whether the department is aware that many non-goans who stay on rent are applying for ration cards by forging documents, if so, the manner the department keep checks to ensure that these non-goans/migrants are not issued ration card with forged documents, if so, provide details;

Sir, 

The power to issue Ration Cards vest with Inspector of Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs as per clause 7  the Goa Daman & Diu Controlled Commodities (Regulation of Distribution ) Order 1966.

There are three categories  of Ration cards 

1. Antyodaya Anna Yojana (AAY)

2.Priority House Holds (PHH)

3.Above Poverty line(APL)

The Eligibility criteria for Ration cards  are as under:-

Antyodaya Anna Yojana (AAY)

As per Annexure “I”     

 

Priority House Holds (PHH)

Above Poverty Line (APL)

As per Annexure “II”     

 

The documents required  for issuance of ration card for any citizen are as under:

a) Original Cancellation Certificate if applicant is from other State.

b) Self declaration of Applicant with Photograph with across sign

c) Recent copy of House Tax Receipt/ Electricity bill/ water bill.

d) Income Certificate

e) If residing on rental, N.O.C. on self declaration of house owner along with photo Identity of Owner.

f) Marriage Certificate(in case of woman-married and shifted) 

g) Children-Birth Certificate. For children above 5 years, Birth Certificate + Bonafide Certificate.

h) Aadhaar card of all members.

Department has notified Revised guidelines for Identification of Eligible households under section 10 of the National Food Security Act,2013 which lays down the procedure for inclusion of an household under list of eligible household for getting subsidized food grains.

As per the laid down procedure a public notice is issued inviting people who are eligible as per the eligibility criteria to apply for inclusion of an household under list of eligible household for getting subsidized food grains, applications received are Scrutinized and field verification is carried out whenever necessary.

The Taluka officer issues a Public notice that he intends to include such households as eligible households and objections if any are to be filed within 7 days from its publication and after disposing the objection the Taluka officer will include the applicant’s household in eligible household.

Further as a part of social audit the finalized list is sent for social audit to the local body for comments / objections, if any. The local body has to place the said list in public domain for 7 days and invites objections, the said list has to be than placed before executive body of local body for objections if any.

The Taluka officer shall on receipt of the list from local body, will hear the objections and accordingly correct and finalize the list.

Presently Applications are received through online mode and 2-step verification of documents is carried out at Taluka Civil Supplies Office at Sub-Inspector and Inspector Level.

Besides, Physical verification is carried out by the Official of Department before issuing New/Separate Ration Card. NOC of Head of Family is compulsory document for issuing New/Separate ration card and same is verified with the Head of family during Inspection.

Further Department has already implemented One Nation One Ration Card Scheme in January 2020. One Nation one Ration card plan ensures distribution of subsidised foodgrains to ration card holders under NFSA to lift the entitled foodgrains from any Fair Price Shop anywhere in the country by using their same /existing NFSA Ration card after biometric / Aadhaar authentication on electronic Point of Sale (ePOS) device. 

 

 It has been verified by all Taluka Inspectors (CS) that in recent times there have been no complaints received about forgery of documents for obtaining Ration cards.

(b)

furnish the names of Family Head/Family Members with detail of address of ration card holders issued in the last 5 years;

The details are as enclosed in Annexure - III

(c)

furnish details of total number of applications received by the department for Duplicate/Separate/ New/Transfer/Deletion/Addition/Restart ration card for last 5 years and the status of these application, provide details of the name, address and member of the family of the ration card;

The details are enclosure as under:

1.

Duplicate Ration cards

Annexure -IV(a)

2.

Separate Ration Cards

Annexure- IV(b)

3.

New Ration cards

Annexure -IV (c)

4.

Transfer Ration card

Annexure -IV (d)

5.

Deletion of Ration Cards

Annexure -IV (e)

6.

Addition of Ration cards

Annexure - IV (f)

7.

Revoke of Ration cards

Annexure- IV (g)

(d)

furnish details of total number of applications received by the department for Duplicate/Separate/ New/Transfer/Deletion/Addition/Restart ration card from 01/04/2020 till date; and

The details are as enclosed in Annexure –V

(e)

furnish details of any recent changes made for the applicants to apply for Duplicate/Separate/New/Transfer/ Deletion/Addition/Restart ration card and its working status?

Currently ration card services are available through the online digital portal (https://nfsa.gov.in/) i.e. managed by NIC. Online ration card services that are presently working  are as under:-

1. New Ration Card applications

2. Change in head of family 

3. Modification of Gas Connection details

4. Add Member

5. Address Updation

 

      However, services of deletion of name, revocation of suspended ration card and issue of duplicate ration card are carried out by accepting applications in manual mode at Taluka Offices.

 

      The Director (IT), NIC, Goa has assured on 05/07/2024 that other modules are being developed and will be made available in the portal shortly.

So far 51 ration cards are issued to the eligible applicants.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Seventh Session 2024

BUSINESS FOR THE DAY -5

Shri. Ravi Naik

Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs

Department of Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs

002C - ILLEGALITIES BY GARBAGE CONTRACTORS

002C *WILL the Minister for Waste Management be pleased to state:

(a) whether the department is aware that there are certain contractors that are not disposing the garbage/dry waste as per the norms prescribed by the Government, if so, the details of any such complaint received by the department and the action taken from 2022 till date;

(b) whether the department is aware that certain contractors dig pits in the ground and dispose the garbage in them and bury these pits, and that most of this activities are done close to water bodies, fields and Salt pans;

(c) if so, whether the department has received any such complaints in this regard and the action taken by the department, with details of the same; and

(d) whether the department has identified these contractors who do such illegalities and whether they are repeated offenders, if so, the number of time these contractors have been caught doing such illegalities and the steps the department has taken to make sure they do not repeat the offence again?

Answer:

Answer and Annexure 1, 2 and 3 attached

Seventh Session 2024

BUSINESS FOR THE DAY -5

Shri. Atanasio Monserrate

Waste Management

Waste Management

097 - RATION CARD

WILL the Minister for Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs be pleased to state:

  1. the Total number of complaints received from the head of the family to cancel the ration card which they claim are obtained without their consent/NOC for last five years in St. Andre Constituency;
  2. incase of complaint received, furnish complete details of the same as per village wise data;
  3. Furnish the list of ration cards cancelled as per the complaint received from the head of the family;
  4. the measures taken to avoid producing fraudulent documents for new or separate ration cards without the consent/NOC of the Head of the family; and
  5. Furnish the details of procedure for cancellation of ration cards in case obtain without consent of the head of the family?

Answer:

 

UNSTARRED LAQ NO. 097 TABLED BY SHRI. VIRESH BORKAR, MLA TO BE ANSWERED ON 19-07-2024

 

TITLE: RATION CARD

 

QUESTION

ANSWER

 

WILL the Minister for Civil Supplies be pleased to state:

By Hon’ble Minister of Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs.

(a)

the Total number of complaints received from the head of the family to cancel the ration card which they claim are obtained without their consent/NOC for last five years in St. Andre Constituency;

Sir,

No such complaints have been received from the head of the family to this Department as also to the Office of Inspector Civil Supplies Tiswadi Taluka

(b)

incase of complaint received, furnish complete details of the same as per village wise data;

Not applicable in view of above 

(c)

Furnish the list of ration cards cancelled as per the complaint received from the head of the family;

NIL

(d)

the measures taken to avoid producing fraudulent documents for new or separate ration cards without the consent/NOC of the Head of the family; and

Applications are received through online mode and 2-step verification of documents is carried out at Taluka Civil Supplies Office at Sub-Inspector and Inspector Level.

Besides, Physical verification is carried out by the Official of Department before issuing New/Separate Ration Card. NOC of Head of Family is compulsory document for issuing New/Separate ration card and same is verified with the Head of family during Inspection.

(e)

Furnish the details of procedure for cancellation of ration cards in case obtain without consent of the head of the family?

On receipt of complaint, Notice is sent to applicant and Head of Family. Hearing of both the parties is conducted and then Ration card is either cancelled or retained based on the decision.

 

 

Seventh Session 2024

BUSINESS FOR THE DAY -5

Shri. Ravi Naik

Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs

Department of Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs

098 - POLLUTED WATER BODIES

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

  1. whether Government is aware of water bodies being polluted due to sewerage discharge and / or other reasons in the State;
     
  2. If so, number of water bodies that have been identified, please furnish details such as location, etc;
     
  3. The step taken by the Government to address this problem;
     
  4. The number of complaints that have been registered for polluted water bodies in the last 5 years, if so, whether complaints have been attended to and the present status of these complaint; and
     
  5. The preventive measures Government has taken to avoid pollution of water bodies in the State?

Answer:

Reply and Annexure\'s are attached 

Seventh Session 2024

BUSINESS FOR THE DAY -5

Shri. Aleixo Sequeira

Environment and Climate Change

Department of Environment and Climate Change