Dr. Pramod Sawant
Chief Minister, BJP, MLA, Goa
Dr. Pramod Sawant is the Chief Minister of Goa. He was born on 24-04-1973 to Pandurang and Padmini Sawan in Goa. He obtained a Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery degree from the Ganga Education Society’s Ayurvedic Medical College in Kolhapur and a postgraduate degree of (MSW) Master of Social Work in 2010 from the Tilak Maharashtra University at Pune. He is an Ayurveda Medical Practitioner by profession.
He Started his Political Journey with the Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP). Sawant’s wife Sulakshana is a Teacher of chemistry at the Shri Shantadurga Higher Secondary School in Bicholim. She is also a leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party and currently the President of the Goa unit of the BJP Mahila Morcha.
In 2012, He was elected as Member of the Legislative Assembly(MLA) from Sanquelim, Goa. In 2014, Member of Select Committee on–The Goa School Education (Amendment) Bill and Member of Committee on Petitions from 2014 to 2016.
He was elected as the Speaker of the Seventh Legislative Assembly of the State of Goa and Later he became the Chairman of the Business Advisory Committee. He was the Chairman of the Rules Committee. Pramod Sawant took the oath as the new chief minister of Goa on 19th March 2019. Sawant succeeds in Manohar Parrikar who died on March 17th after battling pancreatic cancer for a year.
Inaugurated the new ferry boat ‘Mandovi 1’ on Ribandar – Charao route. We continue to work for the development of the State and the people!
In view of new cases of #COVID19 coming to light in the Mongor Hill area, I visited Vasco today to take stock of the situation on the ground. Stringent measures have been put in place and we are fully geared up to deal with the cases.
Laid foundation stone for construction of Mini Convention Center & Development of Rua De Ourem Creek Side under the Swadesh Darshan Scheme of Govt of India.
#ShramikSpecialTrains departed from Goa to Baklia, Varanasi (UP), and Jiribam (Manipur) carrying 4051 migrant persons to their destinations. It was another day of smooth travel facilitation with excellent planning.
A visit to our Gomanchal dairy farm.
@ShetSadanand handed over a cheque of Rs 86.20 lakhs as dividend to the Government of Goa for the financial year 2018-19. I am glad that EDC Limited made a profit of Rs 51.20 crores for the Financial Year 2018-19.
Paid rich tributes to Bharat Ratna #DrBabasahebAmbedkar on his Jayanti today.
Visited Government Shelter home in Bicholim today. All essentials are being provided to the needy and stranded people from various states. Happy to see that social distancing norms being followed at the Shelter home.
Food Bus providing cooked food for the needy and Grocery on wheels making essential groceries available in various parts of Goa.
Serving people has always been my passion and source of immense satisfaction. On my birthday today, I volunteered to join the team of Doctors at OPD of the District Hospital Mapusa.
Visited Cadila Healthcare at Kundaim Industrial Estate. The visit was aimed to check compliance of social distancing norms by the pharma company.