Panaji, Jul 22 :Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Thursday held a review meeting with the officials of the Directorate of Fire and Emergency Services at the Secretariat.
The meeting discussed the requirements of the department and other infrastructural projects. The Chief Minister instructed the authorities to initiate steps to fill up the vacant post in the department as early as possible.
Puneet Kumar Goel, IAS, Principal Secretary (Finance), Director of Fire and Emergency Services Ashok Menon and officers from Finance Department were also present for the meeting.
Matters related to expansion of the Directorate of Fire and Emergency Services, and provisions for modern equipment were also discussed. The Directorate of Fire and Emergency Services is providing NoC online. The Chief Minister directed the authorities to explore the possibility to make available all other facilities of the Directorate online to the general public.
The Chief Minister also reviewed the progress about departmental activities and regarding the Aapda Scheme.
The Chief Minister informed that Cuncolim would get a full fledged fire station.