World Environment Day, June 5, 2023
More than 30 Goa NGOs had a meet-the-press to announce their stand on the recent spurt of unwelcome zoning changes made to the Regional Plan 2021 to favour influential building and other real estate lobbies under the garb of being corrections of errors in the plan.
New Public Interest Citizens’ Support Hub inaugurated
The Goa Foundation is delighted to announce the opening of its new Citizens’ Support Hub in Panaji, on the occasion of World Environment Day, June 5, 2023 at 5.00 pm.
The Citizens’ Support Hub is centrally located at the Comtech Services Business Centre, 6th floor, Unitech Bldg., opp Shital Restaurant/I.C. Chapel, MG Road.
Kamlakar D. Sadhale, eminent architect and environmentalist, and Founder of Nirmal Vishwa, will inaugurate the new centre.
The Citizens’ Hub is designed to function as a public interest centre, offering basic facilities including use of office space and internet to people and organizations presently involved in campaigns and other public movements that have arisen as a response to the environmental distress that Goa is presently undergoing. The premises will also be allowed for people to meet the press, draft letters, process RTI applications, draft PILs, meet with public interest lawyers, and otherwise improve the efficiency of their actions in public interest. The Hub will attempt to provide professional services to specific campaigns.