Subject: Know your MLA...



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Dr. Wilfred Anthony D'Souza
Deputy Chief Minister
Office: 2227800 Residence:2225062
Email: mla-sali.goa-R9E+szwozl8@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Name of MLA
Dr. Wilfred D'Souza

Constituency
Saligao

Name of Father
Dr. Tito Fermino de Souza

Date of Birth
23 April 1927

Place of Birth
Anjuna, Bardez - Goa

Marital Status
Married

Educational Qualification
M.B.B.S. (Bombay University);
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons, England;
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh;
Honorary Fellow of the International College of Surgeons;
Fellow of the Association of Surgeons of India.

Profession
Consultant Surgeon

Permanent Address
359, Bella Vista, Muddavaddi,
Saligao, Bardez- Goa
Tel :- 27800 / 409523
Off:- 224964

Phone
227800 / 2409523

Positions Held
June 1974 to June 1977


Member of the Third Legislative Assembly of Goa, Daman and Diu from
Benaulim Constituency

June 1980 - 84


Member of the Fifth Legislative Assembly of Goa, Daman and Diu.

1980 - 81


Member, Estimates Committee
Member, House Committee to solve the dispute between Raponkars
(Traditional Fishermen) and Mechanized Boat Operators Association.
Member, Select Committee on Goa, Daman and Diu Registration of Tourist
Trade Bill, 1980
Member, Select Committee on Goa, Daman and Diu Education Bill, 1980

June 1981 to September 1983


Deputy Chief Minister and held portfolios of Public Health, Town and
Country Planning, Tourism and Fisheries

1989 - 1994


Member, First Legislative Assembly of the State of Goa

January 1990 to March 1990


Cabinet Minister for Health, Tourism, Planning,
Science and Technology, Environment and Forests

27 March 1990 onwards


Member, House Committee to investigate into the Electronic City at Verna

April 1990 to February 1991


Leader of the Opposition

1991 - 92


Chairman, Committee of Privileges

1991 to May 1993


Deputy Chief Minister and held portfolios of PWD, Public Health and Planning

1992- 93


Member, House Committee to lead the case of State of Goa for higher
Central assistance, before the Government of India

May 1993 to March 1994 and April 1994 to November 1994


Chief Minister and held portfolios of Home, Finance, Personnel,
General Administration and Vigilance, Town and Country Planning,
Public Health, PWD and Transport.

December 1994 to February 1999


Member, Second Legislative Assembly of the State of Goa

December 1994 to July 1998


Deputy Chief Minister and held portfolios of Pubic Health, Tourism,
Housing and Planning

July 1998 to November 1998


Chief Minister and held portfolios of Home, Finance, General
Administration, Personnel, Vigilance, and Town & Country Planning

June 1999


Member, Third Legislative Assembly of the State of Goa

1999 to 27 February 2002


Member, Panel of Presiding Members
Chairman, Budget Committee
Member, Public Accounts Committee
Member, Business Advisory Committee
Member, Select Committee on Bill No. 10 of 2000 –
The Goa Agricultural Tenancy ( Validation of Appointment and
Proceedings) Bill, 2000
Member, Select Committee on the Goa Ground
Water Regulation Bill, 2001

2001


Chairman, Demands -Related Ad-Hoc Committee on Home

June 2002


Re-elected to the Fourth Legislative Assembly of the State of Goa
Member, Panel of Presiding Members President, Nationalist Congress
Party, Goa State
Member, Working Committee of Nationalist Congress Party

2002 - 2003


Member, Panel of Presiding Members
Chairman, Committee on Public Undertakings
Member, Committee on Delegated Legislation
Member, Committee on Petitions
Member, Business Advisory Committee
Member, Committee on Public Accounts

Interest Areas

Social and cultural Activities


Member, Rotary Club of Panjim 1963 – 1993
President, Rotary Club of Panjim, 1970
Honorary Rotarian Rotary Club of Panjim Goa since 1993;
Led a team of professionals & businessman to Kansas District 567 under
Rotary International Group Study Exchange Programme Paul Harris
Fellow, Rotary International Ex-President, Indo-Arab Friendship
Association
Was in the governing body meeting & Regional Directors Indian Society
of Health Administration
(I.S.H.A.) ;President, Bardez District Bharat Scouts & Guides 1969 –
1993; Vice President , Goa Bharat Scouts Association;
President, Goa Bharat Scouts & Guides from 1993 to date.

Special Interest


Numismatics, Philately & listening to classical music.

Favourite Pastime and Recreation


Reading

Sports and Clubs


Ex-Vice President, Goa Cricket Association.

Countries Visited


U.K., Libya, Singapore, U.S.A., Canada, France, Germany, Sweden,
Switzerland, Austria, Italy, Portugal, Spain, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain,
Qatar, Kuwait, U.A.E., Uganda, Egypt, Kenya, South Africa, Malaysia,
and U.S.S.R.

Other Information


Was awarded the following:

Commander, Grand Cross of the Order of Dom Infante Henriques from the
Government of Portugal at the hands of the President of Portugal, H.E.
Mario Soares; Dr. B.C. Roy Award as "Eminent Medical Man & Statesman"
from the Medical Council of India at the hands of the President of
India, H.E. Shri K.R. Narayanan;

The Silver Elephant Award for services to Scouts & Guides by the
President of India; "Sons of India" award from the society for
Advanced Studies in Medical Sciences at the hands of Swami
Brijendramandji, Head Ramkrishna Mission;

Jawaharlal Nehru Excellence Award given by Institute of Economic
Studies, New Delhi;

Indira Gandhi Solidarity Award given by Indian Solidarity Council, New
Delhi; Rajiv Gandhi Excellence Award, 1992;

International Gold Star Award by Industrial Economic Forum, New Delhi;
Super Achievers of India Award by Front for National Progress;

Glory of India International Award by International Friendship
Association of India; and

Gold Award by Shiromani Institute; worked in several hospitals in the
U.K. 1957-1963;
Consultant surgeon to Goa Medical College Panjim;
Asilo Hospital Mapuca; Hospicio Hospital Margao; Holy Cross Hospital,
Mapuca; C.M.M. Memorial Hospital, Panjim. .

ELECTION RESULT OF 8-SALIGAO ASSEMBLY CONSTITUENCY

Total Votes polled


14873

Total votes received


4263

Election won with the margin of votes


726
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