Expressing happiness over the work done by the NRI Affairs Commission in the State, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Friday said he would consider upgrading the commission into a full-fledged department in the near future.
Mr. Parrikar was speaking after the launch of the commission’s new website (www.nri.goa.gov) at a function held at the Secretariat, Porvorim. Subhash Phaldessai, MLA and chairman, Goa Infotech Corporation, and Narendra Sawaikar, Chairman, Law Commission of Goa, were present.
Mr. Parrikar asked the commission to add important links to other related government sites to the website for the benefit of people abroad. The website will help NRIs in keeping a link to their roots and help them to hold on to their immovable properties back home.
Sweta Dalvi, website designer, Goa Infotech Corporation, elaborated on the highlights of the website. Earlier, Commissioner for NRI Affairs Wilfred Mesquita also spoke.