Water sports operators want NOC issued at earliest

Water sports operators from Calangute-Candolim and South Goa led by Calangute MLA Michael Lobo on Friday called on Tourism Minister Dilip Parulekar to demand commencement of water sports activities along the State’s coastline.
After giving a patient hearing to the water sports operators, Parulekar assured to expedite the matter through the intervention of Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar.
Parulekar also informed the water sports operators that the matter now rests with the Captain of Ports, who has to issue NOC for water sports activities.
Later, they proceeded to Panjim to call on the Captain of Ports to impress upon him to issue NOC at the earliest.
Speaking to Herald, Parulekar said the water sports operators had called on him along with Calangute MLA Lobo to start water sports activities at the earliest.
“We have done our bit and moved the file, but now the matter rests with the Captain of Ports who has to issue the NOC to commence the activities,” added Parulekar. [H]