Thursday, November 16, 2006
Panaji, UNI: Chief Minister Pratapsingh Rane yesterday inaugurated a Rs two crore steel jetty near the Kala Academy, where the 37th edition of the International Film Festival of India will be held from November 23.
''We plan to build more jetties to promote tourism at different places in due course and take care of the their maintenance,'' Mr Rane told mediapersons in presence of Chief Secretary J B Singh and Entertainment Society of Goa's CEO Nandini Paliwal besides the Academy vice chairman Jitendra Deshprabhu.
The jetty was built with steel on piles with wooden flooring jutting into the sea where the vessels could be berthed after ferrying the delegates.
The project was undertaken by the Goa State Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited.
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