Parrikar made the demand during the meeting of mines ministers held here today which was chaired by Union Minister of Mines Narendra Singh Tomar.
Parrikar would attend the third meeting of the Council for Trade Development and Promotion (CTDA) on January 8 in the national capital. The meeting will be chaired by Union Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu.
Parrikar today told reporters that the state government will not allow expansion of the coal handling capacity.
Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar made this announcement during a Goa Liberation Day event here today. Goa was liberated from 450-year-long Portuguese rule on December 19, 1961.
"From May 30 next year, there will be a complete ban on plastic in the state. We are making this announcement in advance so that all those who have made it as their economic activity should not complain at the last minute," he said.
The NGT in its recent order to different states had banned any new activity in the Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) till a Coastal Zone Management Plan (CZMP) was finalized.
Parrikar today unveiled the vehicle, worth Rs 41 lakh, in presence of Goa Food and Drugs Administration Minister Vishwajit Rane.
The Congress Legislature Party (CLP) in Goa recently resolved against the coal handling facility at the MPT, which is facing opposition from some quarters for causing pollution.
Parrikar made this announcement during a press conference last evening where he had presented the detailed analysis of the spending of the state during the current fiscal.
Parrikar, in a letter written on October 30 in reply to Shiv Sena's demand to look into the issue, also said that if his government gets any representation from a tiatrist or drama producer, then it would be taken up with the GST Council for consideration.
Taking part in the BJP's 'Jana Raksha Yatra' yesterday to "expose" the alleged "political violence and jihad" under the CPI(M)-led LDF rule in the state, he said all people in Kerala should unite to remove the state's "tainted image" caused by attacks on BJP and RSS workers, allegedly by Left party workers.
Talking to reporters, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said the government will take a final call on shifting the casinos before December this year.
Updates of the bypoll results of the Panaji and Valpoi assembly constituencies of Goa. CM Manohar Parrikar has won the Panaji assembly seat.
Parrikar is contesting on a BJP ticket and is pitted against Congress nominee Girish Chodankar and Goa Suraksha Manch's Anand Shirodkar.
The Defence Expo is an exhibition of various defence-related products. It provides a platform to the exhibitors to display their latest technologies and products.
Usually, MPs vote in Parliament House and MLAs in their respective state assemblies.
In the backdrop of the BJP failing to secure the popular mandate in February's Assembly polls and finishing second behind the Congress, Parrikar pulled off an impossible task of stitching the rainbow alliance, which comprises the Goa Forward Party (GFP), the Maharashtravadi Gomantak Party (MGP) and three Independent legislators.
Digambar Kamat, former Goa CM, who held mining portfolio is being investigated by the Crime Branch along with several officials and mining firms in connection with illegal mining in the state between 2005-2012.
The CM was addressing the state legislators here at a special meeting convened to explain the landmark tax regime and its impact on various sectors.
"It has been three months since the change of the defence minister but we do not have anybody handling the ministry full time as yet. A nation as big as India not having a full-time defence minister amounts to toying with national security," the Sena said in an editorial in party mouthpiece 'Saamana'.
Parrikar, who sworn in as the Goa chief minister for the fourth time last month, also said since Delhi was not his area of operations, he used to feel "under pressure" there.
"That is why we had decided on a policy to ban Goans from going to casinos. Lot has been done about it and in the days to come there will be complete ban on locals going to casinos," he added.
"Pakistan is playing a dangerous game. Pakistan should understand that if India starts retaliating then it does not have the power to fight back, whatever they may project themselves to be," the Goa Chief Minister told the Doordarshan in an interview which was aired this evening.
Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar today said the state government is considering moving the Supreme Court for "clarification" on its order banning liquor along highways.