Press Information Bureau
Government of India
Ministry of Defence
14-December-2011 16:09 IST
Land Occupied by Armed Forces in Goa

The total area held by the Indian Navy and Army in Goa is 2442.3396 acres and 930.643 acres respectively,

The subject area is utilized by Indian Navy for Naval Air Station Dabolim and supporting administrative, functional, training, maintenance and operational infrastructure of the station and by Army for HQ 2 Signal Training Centre, 3 Technical Training Regiment, 5 Technical Training Regiment, 3 Military Training Regiment, Station HQ, Panaji, Military Hospital Panaji, Station Workshop Bambolim and Coy ASC (Supply) Mudgaon.

The Indian Navy has sought additional land measuring 227.77 acres from Government of Goa at Bimvel Beach area (26.77 acres), Grandi Island (133.00 acres) and Pikene Island (68.00 acres).

This information was given by Defence Minister Shri AK Antony in a written reply to ShriShantaram Naik in Rajya Sabha today.