The Government of Goa announced Netravali Village in Sanguem Taluka, South Goa to be developed as a model village.
Adarsh Gram Netravali Objective: To develop Netravali into a model village with a focus on community participation. Villagers to be provided with all assistance in availing schemes of various departments under a single-window system. Activities covered: Agriculture, horticulture, bee-keeping, dairy farming, animal husbandry, eco-tourism.
Goa Budget Speech 2014-15: Netravali has been selected under Atal Gram Yojana. However, the scheme could not be implemented effectively due to administrative difficulties. An appropriate structural set-up like a society will be created to overcome all technical difficulties and provide finances under the scheme. I have made provisions of 10 crores under this scheme.
Netravali matoli bazaar – Sep 2013, Lohia Maidan, Margao: 24 women self-help groups (SHGs) from Netravali have been selected and trained to market the forest produce and homegrown fruits, flowers and vegetables (Source: TOI)
What should our role be ? Agriculture. Health. Education. Connectivity. Entrepreneurship.… ? Government / Corporates ? Best Practises ? Self Sustaining Village ? Skills & Connectivity to compete for jobs and business ?