|May 7, 2014 at 12:35 pm #5356|
The Ward Development Committee of Chicalim village panchayat located at Regina Mundi (ward-8) observed Workers Day on May 1, at the Children’s Park.
Ward member Francisco Nunes highlighted the role played by workers such as door-to-door garbage collectors, road side bush cutters, plastic collectors, laundryman, etc.
A token of appreciation in the form of an umbrella, towel and bed-sheet was given to 50 workers at the Regina Mundi ward. They were felicitated by Goa Port and Dock Employees Union president Augusto D’Costa, who is also the trustee of the Mormugao Port Trust.
D’Costa highlighted the importance of Workers Day and congratulated the Ward Development Committee of Chicalim Panchayat for organising the programme.
An NGO, Celsa Antao complimented the ward member Francisco Nunes and Chicalim Panchayat for remembering the workers who have toiled daily for the ward.
A villager from Chicalim, John Fernandes who courageously saved a class IX student of Regina Mundi School from the Zuari rivulet was felicitated by the Chicalim sarpanch Veronica Andrade D’Souza in the presence of Augusto D’Costa.
The function was attended by villagers besides deputy sarpanch Hemant Fadte, panch members Anacleto D’ Souza, Marie Mascarenhas and Rubina Rodrigues.
Source/Reference: Navhind Times, “Chicalim VP observes Workers Day with zest“