Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant has stated the renovation of the historic jail at Aguada, which now not homes prisoners and is being developed as a vacationer spot, will likely be accomplished in March this yr following which or not it’s will likely be opened for guests.
Speaking to reporters on Tuesday after a evaluation assembly on the renovation of the seventeenth century construction, Sawant stated round 90 per cent work of the venture has been accomplished.
“We’ll full the venture in March this yr after which it will be an essential vacationer attraction,” he stated.
The Portuguese-era construction, a part of the historic Aguada Fort at Sinquerim village close to the Mandovi river in North Goa district, could have a museum depicting the state’s liberation wrestle, he stated.
Two particular cells devoted to freedom fighters T B Cunha and Ram Manohar Lohia, the place they had been jailed through the Portuguese rule, will likely be among the many highlights of this vacationer spot, Sawant stated.
A senior official of the Goa Tourism Growth Company (GTDC) stated the long-lasting fort, which is a well-liked vacationer vacation spot, is being developed at an estimated value of Rs 22 crore below the Centre’s ‘Swadesh Darshan Scheme’.
The jail on the fort was in use until 2015 following which it was denotified as a jail and handed over to the GTDC for renovation.
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