Goa chief minister Pramod Sawant has mentioned that Aguada Jail in Goa will now not home prisoners and can be developed as a vacationer spot. This can be accomplished in March and can be opened to guests.
Speaking to reporters, the CM mentioned that the 17th-century construction has been renovated round 90% and can be accomplished earlier than March this yr.
“We are going to full the venture in March this yr after which it might be an essential vacationer attraction,” he mentioned.
This Portuguese-era construction, part of the historic Aguada fort at Sinquerim village in North Goa district can have a museum depicting the state’s liberation wrestle.
The museum would have 2 particular cells devoted to freedom fighters T B Cunha and Ram Manohar Lohia the place they have been jailed throughout Portuguese rule would be the spotlight of this vacationer spot, mentioned the CM.
A senior official of Goa Tourism Growth Company (GTDC) mentioned the enduring fort, which is a well-liked vacationer is being developed at 22 crores and that is developed beneath Centre’s ‘Swadesh Darshan Scheme’.
The jail on the fort was in use till 2015 following which it was denotified and handed over to GTDC for renovation.