Shri Francisco Sardinha Member of Parliament (MP) from South Goa (Goa) Biodata

Name of Member: Shri Francisco Sardinha

Political Party: Indian National Congress

Constituency & State: South Goa (Goa)

Lok Sabha Experience: 12,14,15

Fifteenth Lok Sabha

Members Bioprofile
Sardinha, Shri Francisco
Constituency   : South Goa (Goa)
Party Name     : Indian National Congress (INC)
Email Address : f[DOT]sardinha[AT]sansad[DOT]nic[DOT]in
Father’s Name Shri Caetano Sardinha
Mother’s Name Smt. Rosa Maria Menezes
Date of Birth 15 Apr 1946
Place of Birth Curtorim, Distt. Salcete (Goa)
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 23 May 1976
Spouse’s Name Smt. Columba Sardinha
No. of Sons 3
B.Sc., B.Ed.
Educated at Chowgule College, Bombay University, Maharashtra
Profession Educationist
Permanent Address
Ugirim, Curtorim,
Goa – 403 803
Tels. (0832) 2786282, 2786955, 2456992
09822198222 (M)
Present Address
AB-90, Shahajahan Road,
New Delhi – 110 001
Tels. (011) 23782366
09423886900 (M)
Positions Held
1977-1994 & 1999-2007 Member, Goa Legisative Assembly (six terms)
1980-1994 Cabinet Minister for Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Civil Supplies, Education, Irrigation, Rural Development, Science and Technology, Finance, Power and Planning, Goa
1998 Elected to 12th Lok Sabha
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Food and Consumer Affairs
1998-1999 Member, Committee on Energy and its Sub-Committee-I on Power
1999-2000 Chief Minister, Goa
Leader of Opposition
2005-2007 Speaker, Goa Legislative Assembly
Nov. 2007 Elected to 14th Lok Sabha in bye-election (second term)
5 Aug. 2007-May 2009 Member, Committee on Food, Consumer Affairs & Public Distribution
2009 Re-elected to 15th Lok Sabha (3rd term)
Jun. 2009 Member, Panel of Chairmen
6 Aug 2009 Chairman, Committee on Estimates
31 Aug. 2009 Member, Committee on Science & Technology, Environment & Forests
10 Sep. 2009 Member, Committee on Budget
19 Oct. 2009 Member, General Purpose Committee
Special Interests
Sports and games
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Music, reading and watching sports
Countries Visited
Widely travelled

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