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Dr. Pramod Sawant

Dr. Pramod Sawant

Biography

Pramod Sawant is widely regarded as an unassuming MLA from Sanquelim constituency in North Goa. He was elected twice in the region with no former political experience under his belt. A staunch supporter of the late Chief Minister of Goa, Manohar Parrikar, Sawant was elected as the Assembly speaker by Parrikar, despite never having held a position in the state cabinet. A doctor by profession and an RSS member, Sawant graduated from the Ganga Ayurvedic Medical College in Maharashtra's Kolhapur district and has a Masters in Social Welfare from the Tilak Maharashtra Vidyapeeth. He was chairman of the Goa State Infrastructure Development Corporation, an initiative set up by Parrikar. He was sworn in as the Cheif Minister of Goa on 18 March 2019, following the demise of Manohar Parrikar.

Personal Life

Full Name Dr. Pramod Sawant
Date of Birth 24 Apr 1973 (Age 49)
Place of Birth N/A
Party name Bharatiya Janta Party
Education Post Graduate
Profession Agriculture/Business/Ayurvedic Practitioner
Father's Name Pandurang Sawant
Mother's Name Padmini Sawant
Spouse's Name Shantadurga
Spouse's Profession Politician

Contact

Permanent address H.No. 18 Khothambi,Pale Goa
Present address H.No. 18 Khothambi,Pale Goa
Contact number 9422635922, 9765599920
Email drpramodsawant73@gmail.com

Interesting Facts

Like the late Manohar Parrikar, Sawant was elected the 13th Chief Minister of Goa, despite never having held a position in the state cabinet.

Political Timeline

  • 2022
    Dr Pramod Sawant resumed as the chief minister of Manipur for the second time on March 28, 2022. He won the state assembly election from Sanquelim constituency as a BJP candidate.
  • 2019
    Pramod Sawant took the oath as the new chief minister of Goa on 19th March 2019. Sawant succeeds Manohar Parrikar who died on March 17th after battling pancreatic cancer for a year.
  • 2017
    He was elected as the Speaker of the Seventh Legislative Assembly of the State of Goa.
  • 2017
    He was re-elected from Sanquelim after defeating Dharmesh Saglani of INC. The winning margin was around 8000 votes. Later he became the Chairman of Business Advisory Committee and the Chairman of Rules Committee.
  • 2016
    Chairman, Select Committee on-The Goa Staff Selection Commission Bill, 2016.
  • 2014
    Member, Select Committee on–The Goa School Education (Amendment) Bill, 2014; Member, Committee on Petitions (2014-2016);
  • 2012
    He became a member of Select Committee on – The Goa Succession, Special Notaries and Inventory Proceeding Bill, 2012. He served as the member of Committee on Privileges and Chairman of Estimates Committee till 2014. Also he was the chairman of Chairman, Budget Committee from 2012 to 2016.
  • 2012
    He was elected as an MLA from Sanquelim constituency. He defeated Pratap Gauns of Congress Party with the margin of around 7000 votes.
  • 2007
    Pramod Sawant won assembly elections during the bypolls in 2007 and became an MLA from North Goa constituency.

Achievements

State Youth Award conferred by Nehru Yuva Kendra, Panaji.
Net Worth80.16 LAKHS
ASSETS1.26 CRORE
Liabilities45.92 LAKHS

Disclaimer: The information relating to the candidate is an archive based on the self-declared affidavit filed at the time of elections. The current status may be different. For the latest on the candidate kindly refer to the affidavit filed by the candidate with the Election Commission of India in the recent election.

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