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  • 1. THE VOICE OF GOA – A POLL ON GOVERNANCE Date: 22nd July, 2013
  • 2. Copyright©2013TheNielsenCompany.Confidentialandproprietary. 2 DESIGN & METHODOLOGY • Total design sample size was 1000 spread across 10 assembly constituencies. • These were selected in discussion with the client • 5 from North Goa (Mandrem, Bicholim, Calangute, Panajim, Poriem) • 5 from South Goa (Ponda, Vasco, Curtorim, Benaulim, Curchorem) • To ensure that our sample was adequately spread - in each assembly constituency, 10 electoral parts were selected as starting points, and at each starting point, 10 interviews were conducted with skipping pattern of 3 households after every successful interview. • Only those 18+ years old and eligible to vote were selected • To ensure a demographic representation we maintained soft quotas of Gender, Age group, Religion, NCCS (New Consumer Classification ). • Sample size achieved was weighted using the IRS Universe of 18+ years population.
  • 3. Copyright©2013TheNielsenCompany.Confidentialandproprietary. 3 GEOGRAPHICAL COVERAGE
  • 4. FINDINGS OF THE SURVEY
  • 5. LIFE IN GOA - CHANGE IN LAST ONE YEAR
  • 6. Copyright©2013TheNielsenCompany.Confidentialandproprietary. 6 31 68 2 QUALITY OF LIFE – CHANGE IN LAST 1 YEAR • A third of the people we met felt their life had improved over the last one year. However this sentiment does not seem uniform across different segments of society. • Marginally more people from South Goa see an improvement in their lives in the last one year. • There is a difference of opinion across followers of religions, where significantly more Hindus claimed that quality of life has improved in last one year, than do Christians and other minorities. 29 32 69 66 1 2 North Goa South Goa 34 26 20 65 72 72 1 2 7 Hindu Christian Muslim/Others All Figures in % 000 Improved Remained Same Detoriated Base: All (Wtd) 521 504 Base: All (Wtd) 610 366 49* Base: All (Wtd) 1025 * Small Base
  • 7. Copyright©2013TheNielsenCompany.Confidentialandproprietary. 7 QUALITY OF LIFE – CHANGE IN LAST 1 YEAR 22 32 33 32 75 66 66 66 3 1 1 2 18 - 24 Yrs 25 - 30 Yrs 31 - 40 Yrs 41 Yrs + • Marginally more men seem to find life better than women • As one goes up the age ladder – quality of life seems to have improved in the last one year. • People from higher social classes find their life improving more than those from lower social classes; logically people from higher monthly income seem to find life better than poorer people. 27 23 37 41 70 75 62 57 3 1 2 2 < Rs 5000Rs. 5000 - Rs. 10000Rs. 10000 - Rs. 25000Rs. 25000 + MHI 34 32 25 65 66 72 1 2 2 A B CDENCCS Male, 32 Male, 65 Females, 29 Females, 69 Improved Remained Same Detoriated 000 Improved Remained Same Detoriated Base: All (Wtd) 521 504 610 366 49* 453 422 101Base: All (Wtd) 330 355 340 Base: All (Wtd) 1025 * Small Base
  • 8. Copyright©2013TheNielsenCompany.Confidentialandproprietary. 8 Limited Employment Opportunity Excessive glass liquor bottles on Goa beaches Drug trafficking Unaffordable housing/real estate Unaffordable higher education Forced prostitution of minors Increasing public debt Poor subsidy on traditional occupations Inadequacy in law enforcement Non-promotion of local Goan heritage Illegal land acquisition Absence of fast track courts Insufficient Revenue generated from of IRON ORE exports Non-Compliance in the collection of Land revenue Tax Wide disparity in business during the peak and off-peak season Poor Infrastructure -e.g. Roads, etc Lack of waste management leading to pollution in Goa. The ban on cattle slaughter in Goa Absence of adequate public transport amenities Inappropriate dressing by visiting foreign tourists Tourism Growth resulting in pressure 'on the environment Migrants causing civic nuisance Empowerment of scheduled caste /backward tribes Electricity shortage /Load Shedding Inadequate supply of drinking water 3.98 3.97 3.97 3.88 3.87 3.86 3.83 3.78 3.75 3.75 3.75 3.74 3.72 3.71 3.68 3.68 3.66 3.63 3.61 3.58 3.54 3.54 3.46 3.42 3.41 WHAT IRKS GOANS Top Box Score 18 19 17 17 16 14 14 19 20 14 14 18 22 15 14 21 8 21 24 24 16 23 26 28 29 Concern Degree of Satisfaction Mean Score Lack of employment Drugs; Liquor Real Estate; Education and prostitution are top 5 areas of concern. We observe that on areas of high concern, Goans are the least satisfied with the ways things are being handled – TB scores for the least important issues are lower than for the more important ones. Base: All (Wtd) 1025 All Figures in %
  • 9. HIGH FOCUS ISSUES 1. AFTEREFFECTS OF BAN ON MINING 2. REGIONAL PLAN 2021 3. AIRPORT AT MOPA
  • 10. 1. AFTER EFFECTS OF BAN ON MINING
  • 11. Copyright©2013TheNielsenCompany.Confidentialandproprietary. 11 BAN ON MINING AFFECTS EMPLOYMENT 40 22 38 Resulted in large scale Unemployment Resulted in some Unemployment It has no impact on employment 33 40 46 13 29 25 54 30 29 NCCS : A NCCS : B NCCS : C 62 38 39 38 14 26 24 6 24 35 37 55 < Rs. 5000 Rs. 5000-10000 Rs. 10001 - 25000 Rs. 25001 + 29 51 33 12 38 38 North Goa South Goa • Majority of Goan’s believe that the ban on mining has affected employment in Goa to some degree. • There is a significant difference of opinion between people in South and North Goa. A significantly majority believe that this resulted in large scale unemployment • Lower SEC / NCCS / lower income group people seem to feel so more than those from higher SEC / NCCS / higher income HH. Base: All (Wtd) 330 355 340 Base: All (Wtd) 521 504 Base: All (Wtd) 49* 453 422 101 Base: All (Wtd) 1025 All Figures in % * Small Base
  • 12. Copyright©2013TheNielsenCompany.Confidentialandproprietary. 12 EFFECT ON STATE REVENUE 26 26 48 • Though shutting down of mines was the important decision, almost half of Goans claimed that it has not impacted state revenue. • No difference of opinion between North and South Goa. • However some difference between urban and rural Goans 28 17 25 31 47 52 Urban Rural 25 26 29 23 46 51 North Goa South Goa Resulted in huge loss to state Resulted in some loss to state It has no impact on state Base: All (Wtd) 807 218Base: All (Wtd) 1025 Base: All (Wtd) 521 504 All Figures in %
  • 13. Copyright©2013TheNielsenCompany.Confidentialandproprietary. 13 EFFECT ON ENVIRONMENT 27 21 52 Shutting down of mines was necessary for Environmental Protection Mining had a little impact on environment , however did not require to shutdown mines Mining had no impact on environment 30 2422 20 48 56 North Goa South Goa • More than 50% respondents have felt that Mining had no impact on the environment - while the rest felt that mining impacted the environment to some degree • Significant difference of opinion between the people from South Goa and North Goa. People from South Goa, which is considered to be a hub of mining, claimed that there was no impact on environment due to mining. • Significantly higher urban Goans felt that mining impacted the environment 29 1818 30 52 52 Urban Rural Base: All (Wtd) 521 504 Base: All (Wtd) 807 218 All Figures in % Base: All (Wtd) 1025
  • 14. Copyright©2013TheNielsenCompany.Confidentialandproprietary. 14 LOSS FOR PUBLIC 21 62 16 No Impact on general public Impacted livelihood of workers Impacted everyone involved in mining • More than 60% people have said that Ban on mining is invariably a loss to public as this will impact those whose source of livelihood was mine. • Also there is a significant difference between the views of people from South Goa & North Goa. Significantly larger number of South Goans felt that this impacted people.. 26 17 53 72 21 11 0 20 40 60 80 100 North Goa South Goa 83 74 Base: All (Wtd) 521 Base: All (Wtd) 1025 Base: All (Wtd) 504 All Figures in %
  • 15. Copyright©2013TheNielsenCompany.Confidentialandproprietary. 15 BAN ON MINING – RIGHT / WRONG 26 74 Yes, it is right step. All mines should be shut in Goa No, ONLY illegal / uncontrolled mines should have been shut 34 19 66 81 North Goa South Goa • Almost 2/3 rd people have claimed that shutting down the mining was not a good step - only illegal/ uncontrolled mines should have been shut • There is a significant difference between the opinion of people from South Goa & North Goa. According to the people from South Goa only illegal/ uncontrolled mines should have been shut, however people from North Goa has backed the decision of shutting down of mines. • Same significant difference of opening is observed between the constituencies of South Goa and North Goa. Base: All (Wtd) 521 504Base: All (Wtd) 1025 All Figures in %
  • 16. Copyright©2013TheNielsenCompany.Confidentialandproprietary. 16 WHO SHUT DOWN THE MINES? 34 18 25 15 8 Current BJP State Gov Previous INC State Gov Central Government Judicial system NGO / Activists • Big difference of opinion on this across regions. • At the state level more than 1/3rd people have held the current BJP lead government responsible for shutting down mines, whereas 1/4th people are blaming central government. • In North Goa 42% people claimed that current BJP lead government is responsible behind shutting down of mines, which is significantly higher than people in South Goa who blamed BJP Government. • Interestingly there are 13% people who hold the NGOs & Activist responsible for this ban. 37 25 42 27 15 31 19 17 22 35 21 28 18 6 15 16 9 3 3 13 0 20 40 60 80 100 Urban Rural North Goa South Goa Base: All (Wtd) 1025 Base: All (Wtd) 521 Base: All (Wtd) 504 Base: All (Wtd) 807 Base: All (Wtd) 218 All Figures in %
  • 17. 2. REGIONAL PLAN 2021
  • 18. Copyright©2013TheNielsenCompany.Confidentialandproprietary. 18 AWARENESS OF REGIONAL PLAN 2021 33 34 33 Yes aware of it Heard but know little about it Not aware 30 31 27 38 43 32 37 2927 37 36 33 18 - 24 Yrs 25 - 30 Yrs 31 - 40 Yrs >= 41 Yrs 32 33 32 33 40 28 35 29 29 39 32 38 0 20 40 60 80 100 North Goa South Goa Urban Rural • Only 1/3rd people in Goa are aware about the Regional Plan 2021. Another 34% have heard of it – know little about it. • Awareness of this plan is significantly higher among higher SEC / NCCS (NCCS A) & elder age group (More than 41 years old) • Significantly more people in the South – are not even aware of the plan. 46 28 24 33 39 30 22 33 46 NCCS : A B CDE All Figures in % Base: All (Wtd) 521 504 610 366 Base: All (Wtd) 330 355 340 807 218 521 504 Base: All (Wtd) 1025
  • 19. Copyright©2013TheNielsenCompany.Confidentialandproprietary. 19 PROGRESS OF REGIONAL PLAN 2021 44 41 77 On track Progressing slowly. Delayed, however some actions are being taken Delayed. Not implemented properly. 35 48 42 47 58 34 49 35 5 13 8 52 5 1 13 18 - 24 Yrs 25 - 30 Yrs 31 - 40 Yrs 40 Yrs + 61 34 2726 51 56 7 5 10 5 10 8 A B CDE • Among those aware a little less than half think the Regional Plan 2021 is on track. • People from higher SEC / NCCS (NCCS A) think that the Regional plan is on track and their percentage is significantly higher than other SEC / NCCS. • Proportion of people in South Goa who claimed that Regional plan is on track is significantly higher than people in North Goa. Similarly significantly more people from rural areas think the Plan is on track. 27 62 41 57 52 30 42 36 9 5 9 1 12 3 8 6 0 20 40 60 80 100 North Goa South Goa Urban Rural Base: All Aware(Wtd) 50* 71* 69* 143 Base: All Aware (Wtd) 150 100 83* 260 73* 166 167 Base: All Aware (Wtd) 333 All Figures in %
  • 20. Copyright©2013TheNielsenCompany.Confidentialandproprietary. 20 7 6 3 14 12 1 7 7 18 4 26 32 32 4 18 17 16 12 20 19 16 16 20 2 35 41 35 25 24 46 39 20 24 37 16 11 16 32 16 54 Total A B CDE North Goa South Goa Urban Rural Extremely dissatisfied Somewhat dissatisfied Neither satisfied nor dissatisfied Somewhat satisfied Extremely satisfied SATISFACTION ABOUT REGIONAL PLAN 2021 Summary: • About a half of those aware of the regional plan are satisfied with the progress of the Regional Plan 2021. • Satisfaction is significantly high among Higher SEC / NCCS (NCCS A) & elder age group (41+years old) • This proportion is higher among SEC / NCCS A; among those from South Goa as well as those from rural areas. 74 78 78 333 150 100 83 166 167 260 73 All Figures in % All Aware
  • 21. 3. AIRPORT AT MOPA
  • 22. Copyright©2013TheNielsenCompany.Confidentialandproprietary. 22 AIRPORT AT MOPA – NEED OF AN HOUR Top Box Score 33 29 24 23 20 19 16 36 35 18 18 15 13 15 29 24 30 29 25 26 16 Total North Goa South Goa Goa needs a second civilian Airport It will boost the tourism industry in Goa It will benefit only some sections of society It will impact the environment as thousands of trees will be destroyed to build the new airport Instead of new airport, current airport at Dabolim should be improved / expanded Farmers were oppressed for land acquisition for airport Airport at Mopa will consume lot of water and electricity hence supply for common / local use will be impacted • Difference of opinion exist among the people from North Goa & South Goa regarding the airport in Mopa • People in North Goa strongly believe that Goa needs a SEC / NCCSond civilian airport; they think that this will boost the tourism industry in Goa. • However people in South Goa feel that it will benefit to the some SEC / NCCStions of society, also that farmers will be /are oppressed for land acquisition, and that this will impact the environment as well. Instead of new airport at Mopa, they preferred that current airport at Dabolim should be improved. All Figures in % Base: All (Wtd) 1025
  • 23. DO YOU KNOW YOUR MLA?
  • 24. Copyright©2013TheNielsenCompany.Confidentialandproprietary. 24 WHO IS YOUR MLA? • In constituencies such as Poriem, Vasco, Benaulim only 55-65% people have correctly identified their MLA . (Member of Legislative Assembly) MLA Mandrem Bicholim Calangute Panaji Poriem Ponda Vasco Curtorim Benaulim Curchorem Base 100 103 107 100 103 102 102 101 100 102 Weighted Base (‘000) 98 105 108 103 107 102 117 95 101 91 Laxmikant Parsekar 100 1 Naresh Rajaram Sawal 99 3 Michael Vincent Lobo 98 1 Manohar Parrikar 99 6 4 Pratapsingh Raoji Rane 1 55 5 1 Lavoo Mamledar 90 Jose Luis Carlos Almeida 2 64 2 Aleixo Reginaldo Lourenco 1 87 Caetano R. Silva 1 55 Nilesh Cabral 1 89 Digambar Kamat 44 Milind Sagun Naik 9 Vishwajit Pratapsingh Rane 44 1 Refused / Don’t Know 1 2 26 1 All Figures in %
  • 25. Copyright©2013TheNielsenCompany.Confidentialandproprietary. 25 WHICH PARTY DOES YOUR MLA BELONGS TO? • Though the MLA of Curtorim belongs to INC 56% of voters associate him with the BJP. • Similarly 42% of voters in Benaulim associate their MLA with INC, whereas he belongs to GVP Political Parties Mandrem Bicholim Calangute Panaji Poriem Ponda Vasco Curtorim Benaulim Curchorem Base 100 103 107 100 103 102 102 101 100 102 Weighted Base (‘000) 98 105 108 103 107 102 117 95 101 91 Bharatiya Janata Party [BJP] 98 1 97 90 2 9 97 56 5 95 Goa Vikas Party [GVP] 1 4 17 52 3 Indian National Congress [INC] 2 6 98 6 3 27 42 1 Maharashtrawadi Gomantak [MGP] 84 1 Independent [IND] 98 Others, Please Specify Refused / Don’t Know 2 2 1 1 All Figures in %
  • 26. Copyright©2013TheNielsenCompany.Confidentialandproprietary. 26 5 5 1 2 4 3 13 0 2 7 21 45 54 25 21 53 22 28 26 19 32 48 33 50 65 37 49 64 69 50 43 2 13 21 10 5 13 8 4 22 Mandrem Bicholim Calangute Panaji Poriem Ponda Vasco-da-gama Curtorim Benaulim Curchorem Very Poor Poor Average Good Very Good PERFORMANCE OF YOUR MLA •By and large people seem to be satisfied with the work of their MLA – though some much lesser than others e.g. only 42% voters from Ponda find the work of their MLA to be above average.. 42 Base: All (wtd) 98 105 108 103 107 102 117 95 101 91 All Figures in %
  • 27. GOVERNMENT’S PERFORMANCE
  • 28. Copyright©2013TheNielsenCompany.Confidentialandproprietary. 28 2 0 1 1 3 0 3 1 0 2 1 9 0 5 11 11 0 14 4 0 9 8 38 0 30 38 45 0 39 36 0 41 24 45 0 55 44 37 0 36 54 0 41 60 6 0 9 6 4 0 7 5 0 6 7 All A B CDE North South Urban Rural Very Poor Poor Average Good Very Good Performance of Govt. 64 GOVERNMENT & CM’S PERFORMANCE Just over a half of the people we met feel that both the CM and govt. performance has been good. Though the proportion of those who say the performance is Poor or Very Poor is small – a third feel the performance is just average. Higher SEC / NCCS people seem to rate the CM better than they do his Government! 51 1 1 1 2 2 0 1 2 9 3 8 14 13 4 9 8 36 24 40 44 37 35 40 21 48 62 46 35 41 54 43 63 6 9 5 5 7 6 6 6 Total A B CDE North Goa South Goa Urban Rural Performance of CM 53 71 Base: All (wtd) 1025 330 355 340 521 504 807 218 All Figures in %
  • 29. Copyright©2013TheNielsenCompany.Confidentialandproprietary. 29 2 0 1 1 3 0 3 1 0 2 1 9 0 5 11 11 0 14 4 0 9 8 38 0 30 38 45 0 39 36 0 41 24 45 0 55 44 37 0 36 54 0 41 60 6 0 9 6 4 0 7 5 0 6 7 All A B CDE North South Urban Rural Very Poor Poor Average Good Very Good Current BJP Govt. 51 4 0 7 2 3 0 6 2 0 5 2 10 0 4 12 15 0 15 6 0 11 8 40 36 42 42 44 36 43 30 42 49 38 38 32 52 38 55 4 4 5 1 4 3 3 4 Total A B CDE No… So… Ur… Rural Earlier Cong. Govt. 46 We observe that peoples satisfaction with the current BJP government is only slightly better than the earlier Congress govt. Segments similar traits for both govt. Base: All (wtd) 1025 330 355 340 521 504 807 218 All Figures in % PERFORMANCE OF GOVERNMENT
  • 30. Copyright©2013TheNielsenCompany.Confidentialandproprietary. 30 PERFORMANCE OF GOVERNMENT 6 4 7 7 6 6 5 9 17 10 22 19 25 9 18 13 19 15 21 22 24 14 21 12 38 41 37 37 35 42 39 35 18 29 12 14 9 27 15 31 Total A B CDE North Goa South Goa Urban Rural Satisfaction level on the work done by State Gov to curb corruption Extremely dissatisfied Somewhat dissatisfied Neither satisfied nor dissatisfied Somewhat satisfied Extremely satisfied Base: All (wtd) 1025 330 355 340 521 504 807 218 All Figures in %
  • 31. Copyright©2013TheNielsenCompany.Confidentialandproprietary. 31 31 41 26 27 33 29 29 38 43 38 46 45 39 48 44 42 18 14 18 22 21 15 20 10 Total A B CDE North… South… Urban Rural Going forward I believe current govt. will meet promises they made I believe that current govt. will somewhat meet the promises they made I don't think that current govt. will be able to keep the promises they made EXPECTATION FROM THE GOVERNMENT 36 52 27 30 29 44 32 49 44 35 51 44 43 44 46 36 18 11 20 24 26 11 19 15 Total A B CDE North Goa South Goa Urban Rural Has the Government kept its promises Yes Somewhat No Base: All (wtd) 1025 330 355 340 521 504 807 218 All Figures in %
  • 32. Copyright©2013TheNielsenCompany.Confidentialandproprietary. 32 TIMELINE FOR THE GOVT. 32 0 23 38 33 0 41 22 0 33 26 43 0 53 39 37 0 36 50 0 38 61 8 0 9 9 6 0 8 8 0 8 9 1 0 2 1 1 0 1 1 0 1 1 16 0 13 13 22 0 13 19 0 19 4 Total A B CDE North Goa South Goa Urban Rural How much time are you willing to provide to the Govt. to make changes in the state ? Up to 3 years 3 - 5 Years 5 - 7 Years 7 - 10 Years No time More or less in line with the duration of the state assembly. However a sizable 16% are not willing to provide any more time ! They want change NOW. Base: All (wtd) 1025 330 355 340 521 504 807 218 All Figures in %
  • 33. VOTE SHIFT
  • 34. Copyright©2013TheNielsenCompany.Confidentialandproprietary. 34 VOTING INCLINATION North Goa South Goa 57 8 26 6 2 BJP GVP INC MGP Ind. 63 2 31 14 51 14 22 120 BJP continues to hold faith of the voting public of Goa, more so in South Goa. Base: All (Wtd) 521 504 All Figures in %
  • 35. Copyright©2013TheNielsenCompany.Confidentialandproprietary. 35 THOSE WHO CLAIMED THEY VOTED FOR BJP IN 2012 88 2 6 2 1BJPvoters will vote for - PARTY if elections were held tomorrow BJP GVP INC MGP Indp THOSE WHO CLAIMED THEY VOTED FOR INC IN 2012 16 2 79 3 1INC voters will vote for – PARTY if elections were held tomorrow VOTE SHIFT Most voters remain loyal to the party they claimed they voted for. While 12% BJP voters intend to vote differently – 21% of Congress voters say they will vote differently.
  • 36. Copyright©2013TheNielsenCompany.Confidentialandproprietary. 36 VOTE SHIFT Whom did you vote in last elections ? Who will you vote if elections are held tomorrow ? Total BJP GVP INC MGP IND. Base N 1025 493 96 267 45 7 BJP 57 88 29 16 15 31 GVP 8 2 63 2 7 0 INC 26 6 3 79 3 14 MGP 6 2 3 3 75 0 IND 2 1 1 1 0 55 SAME CHANGE Bulk of the voters of both BJP & INC will remain loyal , though a small section do show inclination for change. Away change is more among Congress Voters.
  • 37. Copyright©2013TheNielsenCompany.Confidentialandproprietary. 37 SUMMARY • Life In Goa: • For most life has remained unchanged in the last one year- though one third respondents say that quality of their life has changed for the better. There are variations across segments. Upper segment of society say their lives have improved. • Areas of concern as expressed by Goan people; • Goans have highlighted basic ‘governance’ issues as areas of concern. Issues that relate directly to the influx of people in the form of tourists or immigrants - domestic or foreign. • Lack of employment; Drugs; Liquor; Real Estate;; Education and Prostitution are top 5 areas of concern. • Satisfaction on the work done by government on issues: • On some of the most important concern areas people are least satisfied with the way thing have been handled by the current Govt. Top Box scores are less than 20% • Basic amenities such as Infrastructure, Electricity, Drinking water are the least concern issues however voters are satisfied by the work done by the government to tackle these issues. • High Focus Issues (Shutting down of mines, Regional plan 2021, Airport at Mopa): • There is clear difference of opinion on the decision of shutting down of mines among voters from South Goa & North Goa. About a third hold the current BJP Govt. responsible for the • Majority of the voters from South Goa think that the shutting down of mines was not a good move and it has impacted the livelihood of workers . However Voters from North Goa don’t agree with these points.
  • 38. Copyright©2013TheNielsenCompany.Confidentialandproprietary. 38 SUMMARY • Only a third of voters are aware about the Regional Plan 2021 set up by Government. This awareness is higher among higher SEC / NCCS (NCCS A) & elder age group (41+Years). • Voters among higher SEC / NCCS (NCCS A) & voters from South Goa, claim that the Regional Plan is on track. • Regarding the airport at Mopa there exist difference of opinion among the people from North Goa & South Goa • People in North Goa are in favour of the fact that Goa needs a SEC / NCCSond civilian airport also they think that this will boost the tourism industry in Goa. • However people in South Goa think differently. According to them it will benefit only some sections of the society, also farmers will be oppressed for land acquisition, & this will impact the environment as well. Instead of new airport at Mopa, they preferred that current airport at Dabolim should be improved. • Government’s Performance: • Basic amenities such as Infrastructure, Electricity, Drinking water are the least concern issues however voters are satisfied by the work done by the government to tackle these issues. • Voters among higher SEC (NCCS A) & voters from South Goa has satisfied with the work done by current government and the work done by current Chief minister. • Also voters from same categories are satisfied with the work done by Previous state government • Voting Preference: • More than 55% of the voters have claimed that they would cast their vote to BJP if elections were held tomorrow.