Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has said that the common minimum programme (CMP) of his coalition government would be a “small and crispy document”. “The common minimum programme would be a small and crispy document which will be taken forward as we proceed in our tenure,” Parrikar told PTI today, four days ahead of the crucial meeting with the coalition partners to announce the CMP. Parrikar along with coalition partners -– Goa Forward Party, Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party and Independents -– will be announcing the common minimum programme on June 18. The chief minister said certain issues of common concern of all the coalition members would be included in the CMP. “These are the issues related to Goa and as we proceed through our current tenure we will work on it,” he said.
Goa Forward Party leader and state Agriculture Minister Vijai Sardesai had recently said that several issues, which are close to the heart of the people, would be included in the common minimum programme.He said that the long term measures to draw land use plan (Regional Plan) for the state would also be included in the CMP. The state government in March this year announced that they will shift the casinos outside river Mandovi within six months.