Make the Goa Seafarers Pension and Welfare Scheme permanent, not just a six-month extension: Savio Rodrigues of the BJP

Goa government has given permission for extending the Goa Welfare and Pension scheme for seafarers in 2021 for a further six months . Goa government has requested that the scheme be made permanent in order to provide for the benefit of the seafarers and their families .

Panaji (Goa) India : Savio Rodrigues, a BJP spokesperson, issued a social media message to Goa's Chief Minister, Dr Pramod Sawant, on Friday, demanding that the scheme be permanent rather than for a six-month extension.However, I call on the CM to make the program permanent, as the Seafarers Association alleged.It will be of great benefit to seafarers in the area.Goa, according to Rodrigues, is home to many seafarers.

The Goa government has requested that the scheme be made permanent in order to provide for the benefit of the seafarers and their families.Notably, the Goa government has given permission for extending the Goa Welfare and Pension scheme for seafarers in 2021 for a further six months, according to reports.After the bitter reluctance of the Goa government in October 2019, seafarers have been pushing for a permanent scheme for retired seafarers and widows.In July 2021, the scheme was revived for a year, then by November 2022.

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