Press Release: Archbishop’s statement, Judith Almeida’s endorsement welcomed by the Goenchi Mati Movement

GOA (3rd-JAN-2017): The Goenchi Mati Movement welcomes the statement of the Archbishop at the recent Annual Civic Reception endorsing the idea of intergenerational equity in mining. As was rightly pointed out, minerals are a shared inheritance. And the existing system is leading to enormous corruption and mis-governance. Update: The relevant section of the speech by the Archbishop of Goa can be viewed …

Mining Loot

The Goenchi Mati Movement details how Goa has been systematically looted of its mineral resources See easy-explainer below >> To control the slides manually hit ‘pause’ and use arrow keys. Best viewed in fullscreen.

The Goenchi Mati Permanent Fund

On April 21, 2014, the Supreme Court ruled that the ‘Goa Iron Ore Permanent Fund’ be created. The stated objective was to ensure Intergenerational Equity (IE) and Sustainable Development (SD) in relation to Iron Ore mining as enshrined in the India Constitution under Article 21 ‘Right to Life’.