Who is responsible?

We see lot of things on the roads and say to ourselves who is responsible for this substandard and inferior quality work but do we take up these issues with the concerned authorities if not then we are equally responsible for the sad state of affairs? We see the wires (rolled up) hanging on the electric poles on the streets …

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Inclement weather brings out inadequate preparation

The monsoons come every year at the same time. Every year various spots around town suffer when the rains hit due to incomplete works, insufficient preparatory work or sheer neglect. When will this annual cycle of troubles change. Several citizens have written in highlighting the woes that citizens are facing in different parts of the town. The authorities will hopefully …

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Garbage Clearance problems in Vaddem

We thank Ms. Deepali Naik, the Chief Officer of Mormugao Municipal Council for acting promptly on the complaint of non-clearance of garbage in a storm drain at Merces Chapel Road in Vaddem. The choked drain caused the overflowing water to enter our house on the ground floor. It would, of course, have been appreciated had the Council done the pre-monsoon …

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Kadamba Buses are losing their identity

Dear Sir, I understand that advertisements are a very good means to generate income towards the government funds. I appreciate the efforts taken up by the KTC department to allow advertisements on the Kadamba buses, but at the same time there should be some limit on it. The Kadamba buses have lost their identity completely due to over advertisement and …

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