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Siddharth Kunkolienkar is new EDC Chairman

By on May 26, 2015
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Siddharth Kunkolienkar is new EDC Chairman

Panaji MLA Siddharth Kunkolienkar recently took charge as the Chairman of the prestigious Economic Development Corporation Ltd. (EDC) in the presence of Union Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, CCP and officials of EDC.

Kunkolienkar said, “I am honoured by the decision of the CM who has put a lot of responsibility on my shoulders. I hope to be able to work up to the expectations. The CM has issued mandates for the EDC to work towards, which is what my focus will be on. I intend to put special emphasis on EDC’s flagship scheme, Chief Minister’s Rozgar Yojana (CMRY), which will help increase employment among the youth in Goa and Panaji in particular, so that they are less dependent on government jobs.”

He also mentioned that the EDC will focus on infrastructure projects i.e. major projects withing the state and bring back the glory days of the EDC. Kunkolienkar also mentioned that efforts are on to construct a football stadium through the Goa State Urban Development Agency (GSUDA) at Campal Parade Grounds.

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