Seventeenth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile
Sardinha, Shri Francisco Cosme
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 Sardinha
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. Maria Columba Sardinha
No. of Sons 3
B.Sc., B.Ed.
Educated at Chowgule College and Nirmala Institute, Bombay University, Maharashtra
Profession Educationist
Permanent Address
Ungirim, Curtorim,
Goa - 403 803
Tels. (0832) 2786806, 09822198222 (M)
Present Address
Bunglow No. 2, Teen Murti Lane,
New Delhi-110021
Tel: 09822198222 (M)
Positions Held
1977-1994 & 1999-2007 Member, Goa Legisative Assembly (six terms)
Leader of Opposition, Goa Legislative Assembly
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
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 Chairman
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
May 2019 Re-elected to 17th Lok Sabha (4th term)
24 July 2019 onwards Member, Committee on Estimates
13 Sept. 2019 onwards Member, Standing Committee on Science & Technology, Environment & Forests
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship

Special Interests
Sports and games (Foot ball)
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Sports and Music
Sports and Clubs
Athletic Association of Goa; Athletic Federation of Goa
Countries Visited
Widely Travelled

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