Benaulim okays budget estimates


The special gram sabha of Benaulim panchayat on Sunday approved the budget estimates for the year 2013-14.
Sarpanch Royla Fernandes informed the gram  members that there were no suggestions received by the body and as such that the budget was being presented and the same was approved.
Local MLA Caitu  da Silva was present for the gram sabha. The garbage issue came up for discussion, even as the Sarpanch stressed community involvement to solve the same. Sarpanch Royla informed that the body had taken necessary steps to bring about solution to the garbage problem and point that it was necessary for each household to segregate garbage for proper disposal.
In regard to hutments along the CRZ zone, the gram sabha members were informed that the panchayat body had inspected the place and notice was served on the owner of the property. Further, it was informed that the reply received was found not to be satisfactory and that show cause would be issued to the owner on why action should not be taken to demolish the illegal constructions which are in violation to the law. 
Sarpanch Royla informed the gram sabha  members that in view of no proper inventory of panchayat records she was not able to file a FIR as demanded in respect of missing files. [H]