Guirdolim gets a new Panchayat member

Guirdolim gets a new Panchayat member

Janety Georgina Cardoso e Silveira was elected as the new member of Guirdolim Village Panchayat representing ward No. 3. The bye elections were necessitated following the resignation of Flavia da Costa who was elected from this ward at the general elections to the panchayat held in 2017. Janety who was backed by local MLA Clafacio Dias polled 101 votes while her nearest rival Sunita Gonsalves polled 92 votes. The other candidates in the fray were Ana Piedade D’Costa who polled 52 votes and Rosen Frenzila D’Costa who got 28 votes while two votes were rejected. In all 275 of the registered 425 voters in the ward voted giving a voter turnout of 64.71 per...

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Ludovina presented Global Teachers Award

Ludovina presented Global Teachers Award

Ludovina Menezes a government school teacher from Goa who was born and grew up at Molla Guirdolim, was presented the prestigious Global Teachers Award recently by MVLA Trust at a function held at Hyderabad making her the only Goan to get this award. Ludovina hailing from Velim has been a teacher right from the time she was studying at Chowgule college when she started teaching the primary classes. After working in the primary school for four years she taught at Chandrabaga Tukoba Higher Secondary School for two years. Then she was appointed a teacher at a Government High School for the last 30 years has taught at different high schools in Quepem and Sanguem talukas. She taught at the Rivona Colomb school for 12 years. Ludovina who has Masters degree in English...

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Sita TTAI Goa Chairperson

Sita TTAI Goa Chairperson

Sita Antao has been elected the Chairperson of Goa Chapter of the Travel Agent Association of India (TAAI) and will actually take office in the month of September 2017. Before being elected the Chairperson, Sita has served the organization for two terms as secretary and during the last term was the treasurer. The managing committee term is for two years. TAAI is a government recognized body and a representative of the organization goes for the official inspection of all tourism related projects which the government is supposed to inspect. Here’s wishing Sita all the best in her duties and responsibilities as the chairperson and Ganv Bhavancho Ekvott is proud that its member has been elected to this...

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Award

Award

Cecilia Jane D’Silva from Chandor was adjudged the best Parliamentarian at the Students’ Parliament Competition organized by the Goa Legislature Secretariat in co-ordination with Goa Legislature Secretariat and Directorate of Higher Education recently. A student of Don Bosco’s College of Engineering, Fatorda she won this award because of the clarity of her thoughts, the presentation of her ideas and the decorum she maintained of the house in session. The competition had 29 colleges participating with 20 to 30 participants and amidst all of them she was adjudged to be the best parliamentarian. Although the college stood fourth in the contest it was indeed a matter of pride that their student won the best parliamentarian award. Incidentally Cecilia is a life...

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Vale Brasil

Vale Brasil

  It is indeed a matter of pride for all Chandorkars that a co-villager Savio D’Silva has just returned home after captaining the world’s largest vessel afloat in present times in terms of dead weight that is to say its cargo carrying capacity.   The ship is the first Very Large Ore Carrier (VLOC) that was built at Daewoo Shipyard in Korea and delivered to Vale Shipping, its Brazilian owners on 31st March 2011.   Originally the ship was named “Vale Brasil” but on 3rd July 2014 its name was changed to “Ore Brasil”.   The statistics of the ship are: length – 362 mts., width – 65 mts and depth – 30 mts. Its deadweight is 4,02,348 metric tones!   Although the ship is flagged with Singapore, it is manned by many Indian...

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Top Ranker at SSC Exams year 2014

Top Ranker at SSC Exams year 2014

Congratulations to all the students of St. Joseph’s Education Institute, Chandor who passed the Secondary School Certificate Examinations conducted by the Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education this year.  In all 114 students answered the exams as one girl dropped out at the last moment. Of the 114 students who answered the exams 93 passed thereby giving the school a passing percentage of 81.58 per cent.  The breakup of the performance of the students is as follows: 16 passed with distinctions, 23 passed with a First Class, 46 secured a Second Class and 8 got a pass class. While 15 students were Allowed To Keep Terms, five students failed. Four Children with Special Needs answered the exams and three of them passed. The topper from St....

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