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Konkan Railway, the catalyst for Konkan’s development: Pawar


Pawar asked the local youth to take try different ways than traditional farming

Sharad-Pawar-300x278Mangaon: Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar yielded Konkan’s development was possible because of Konkan railway, here.

He said, “Dreams of residents of Konkan have been fulfilled only because of Konkan railway. With growing industrialization, local youth got job opportunities,” he said.

He was speaking at the inauguration ceremony of The Administrative Building, whose construction cost was Rs 5 crore, here, with the efforts of Sunil Tatkare, Minister, Raigad district in-charge.

Pawar said, “I have come to Mangaon after quite a long time. A nicely constructed structure has been built here with the efforts of Tatkare. The building has increased the beauty of Mangaon. There was a time when Thane was known as the magnum of rice. But with the growth of industrialization, industries worth thousands of crores have been established in this area. Thus the local youth should look beyond the tradition farming and take the growth advantage with variety of education,” he said.

Meanwhile Pawar said that some fanatic powers were trying to harm the society in the name of religion and caste. He also said that such efforts would not be succeed.

Tatkare said, “This is a golden day in my life. I got an opportunity to do developmental work from the year 1995. It was only possible because of Pawar saheb that Raigad could have many developmental works,” he said.

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