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Goa governor calls on PM, President

Press Trust of India  |  Panaji 

GovernorMridula discussed "important" issues concerning the state during her meetings with and Prime Modi in last week.

"The appraised the and the prime about the good governance of the state. The leaders appreciated efforts of for her intervention in important areas of governance as well as in the social field," a state release said today.

It said Kovind has agreed to attend the convocation of the University on request of the

The schedule of the convocation ceremony is yet to be announced.

The prime was happy to know about the plans of the to introduce 'charkha' (spinning wheel), pottery and bee keeping in Goa, especially in tribal areas, jail, and other areas.

"The suggested the governor to call the Minister for Khadi, Giriraj Singh to as he has invented so many useful devices in these fields," the release stated.

The governor also presented the copies of reports relating to her recent visits to the Central Jail of Colvale; the Dhangar community in Sanguem; and the Chand Ke Sath Sath programme at

She also presented another two books penned by her, namely "Sahajata ki Bhavyata" and "Ahilya Uvach".

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First Published: Thu, January 11 2018. 19:00 IST