Goa Legislative Assembly

गोवा विधानसभा

Shri. Nilesh Cabral

Shri. Nilesh Cabral

Constituency No/Name: 37 - Curchorem

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Bharatiya Janata Party
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General:

Date of Birth: 10th July 1972
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Address:

Office: Office of the Minister for PWD, Environment, Legislative Affairs, Law & Judiciary.Government of Goa, Secretariat, Porvorim, Goa Pin: 403521
Permanent: H. No. 2281, Ramalayam Appt, Bepquegal, Curchorem, Goa- 403706
Present: H. No. 2281, Ramalayam Appt, Bepquegal, Curchorem, Goa- 403706

Election Details

22571

9973

672

Bharatiya Janata Party

View Previous Elections Result
Assembly Constituency Party Votes Polled Votes Received Won By

Seventh Legislative Assembly 2017

16 Mar 2017 to 12 Mar 2022

Curchorem

Bharatiya Janata Party

21668

12830

9088

Bharatiya Janata Party

Sixth Legislative Assembly 2012

19 Mar 2012 to 14 Mar 2017

Curchorem

Bharatiya Janata Party

19564

14299

8792

Bharatiya Janata Party
Eighth Legislative Assembly 2022
Cabinet Minister
(28 Mar 2022 to 19 Nov 2023)
Seventh Legislative Assembly 2017
Cabinet Minister
(22 Mar 2019 to 12 Mar 2022)
Eighth Legislative Assembly 2022
MEMBER
Rules Committee (19 Jan 2023 to 19 Nov 2023)
Eighth Legislative Assembly 2022
MEMBER
Business Advisory Committee (19 Jan 2023 to 19 Nov 2023)
Eighth Legislative Assembly 2022
MEMBER
Budget Committee (Since 10 Jan 2024)
Seventh Legislative Assembly 2017
MEMBER
Committee on Privileges
Seventh Legislative Assembly 2017
MEMBER
Panel of Presiding Officers
Seventh Legislative Assembly 2017
CHAIRMAN
Budget Committee
Seventh Legislative Assembly 2017
MEMBER
Public Accounts Committee
Sixth Legislative Assembly 2012
MEMBER
Public Accounts Committee
Sixth Legislative Assembly 2012
CHAIRMAN
Select Committee on the Goa Staff Selection Commission Bill, 2016
Sixth Legislative Assembly 2012
MEMBER
Committee On Government Assurances
Sixth Legislative Assembly 2012
MEMBER
Select Committee on The Goa Commission for Minorities Bill,2012
Sixth Legislative Assembly 2012
MEMBER
Committee on Privileges
Sixth Legislative Assembly 2012
CHAIRMAN
Committee On Petitions
Sixth Legislative Assembly 2012
MEMBER
Select Committee on the Goa School Education (Amendment) Bill, 2014

Bill No 43 of 2023 (Government Bill)

The Goa Salary, Allowances and Pension of Members of the Legislative Assembly (Amendment) Act, 2023 

10 Aug 2023

10 Aug 2023

Law and Judiciary

Department of Law

pdfBill As IntroducedpdfBill As Passed

Bill No 40 of 2023 (Government Bill)

The Goa Non-Biodegradable Garbage (Control) (Amendment) Bill, 2023 

08 Aug 2023

07 Aug 2023

Environment and Climate Change

pdfBill As IntroducedpdfBill As Passed

Bill No 37 of 2023 (Government Bill)

The Societies Registration (Goa Amendment) Bill, 2023 

04 Aug 2023

07 Aug 2023

Law and Judiciary

pdfBill As IntroducedpdfBill As Passed

Bill No 26 of 2023 (Government Bill)

The Goa Succession Special Notaries & Inventory Proceeding Bill 2023

20 Jul 2023

03 Aug 2023

Law and Judiciary

pdfBill As IntroducedpdfBill As Passed

BIl No 22 of 2023 (Government Bill)

The Goa Highways Law (Revival of Operation, Amendment and Validation) Bill, 2023

28 Mar 2023

Public Works

Public Works Department

pdfBill As Introduced

BURIAL GROUNDS

“This House strongly recommends the Government to enact a Legislation, in a time bound manner and in any case not later than six months, to establish and regulate crematorium/burial grounds for all sections of the society, at all Panchayats in the State of Goa. The Government to acquire land and set up facilities at the earliest and hand them over to local self-Government bodies for the benefit of all sections of society as in many places in Goa people are still facing grave difficulties in conducting final rites of the deceased members in a dignified manner”.
 

Sixth Session 2024

BUSINESS FOR THE DAY -5

Panchayati Raj

Directorate of Panchayats

Private Member Resolution

This House urges the Central Government in its wisdom to take all such necessary steps, including appropriate Legislative measures, to ameliorate the social and economic chaos which has befallen the State of Goa and its economy, due to the complete closure of Mining operations in the State. The Legislative measures are needed to harmonise mining law specifically enacted for  Mining Concessions in Goa with the amendment of 2015 to the Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Act, 1957 by the Central Government so as to ensure that under the federal spirit, Goa is on an even keel with the rest of the Country keeping in mind its uniqueness.

SHRI MANOHAR PARRIKAR, Chief Minister replied to the points raised by the Mover.

The Resolution was passed unanimously.

Sixth Session 2018

BUSINESS FOR THE DAY - 12

Shri. Manohar Parrikar

PRIVATE MEMBERS’ RESOLUTION

This House strongly recommends the Government to implement meters in all the Taxis in Goa forthwith, and also to come out with strong legislations, to enforce the taxi permit conditions, so that the tourists, as well as the locals are not over charged, as Goa is getting a bad name on account of high handedness of certain taxi operators. 

SHRI MANOHAR PARRIKAR, Chief Minister replied to the points raised by the Mover.

The Resolution was withdrawn by the leave of the House.

Third Session 2017

BUSINESS FOR THE DAY -9

Shri. Manohar Parrikar

Surgical implants at the Goa Medical College & Hospital

“Fear and anxiety in the minds of the people of Goa and especially the patients and their relatives, about the non availability of required implants in cases of accidents and broken bones, at the Goa Medical college and hospital, thereby forcing them to buy implants from the open market at exorbitant rates, thus furthering their trauma. The action the Government will take to make these implants available to the patients free of cost.” 

Sixth Session 2024

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Public Health

Public Health Department

pdfMinisters Reply

CALLING ATTENTION

S/SHRI ALEIXO R. LOURENCO AND NILESH CABRAL, MLA’sto call the attention of the Health Minister to the following:

Fear and apprehension in the minds of Goans regarding the fish which is brought to be sold from outside the boundaries of Goa is laced with Formalin. Action the Government has taken to ensure that fish  being the staple diet of Goa’s local population which has to be free from this carcinogenic substance”.

Sixth Session 2018

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Shri. Manohar Parrikar

pdfMinisters Reply 875.19 KB

CALLING ATTENTION

Shri Nilesh Cabral, MLA called the attention and sought clarifications of the Chief Minister (Finance) to the following:

 

“Fear and apprehension in the minds of the people of Goa regarding financial stability of the State Government in view of the reported excessive borrowing of the State for development of Rs.10,000/- crores with gross borrowing of Rs.13,000/- crores. This result is per capita loan of Rs. 90,000/-. The Steps Government intends to take in the matter.”

 

SHRI MANOHAR PARRIKAR, Chief Minister made a statement in regard thereto.

Fourth Session 2017

BUSINESS FOR THE DAY -4

Shri. Manohar Parrikar

Calling Attention

“Fear and apprehension in the minds of the people of Goa regarding financial stability of the State Government. In view of the reported excessive borrowing of the State for development for Rs. 10,000/- crores with gross borrowing of Rs. 13,000/- crores. This result is per capita loan of Rs. 90,000/-. The steps Government intends to take in the matter”.

Fourth Session 2017

Shri. Manohar Parrikar

pdfMinisters Reply 149.65 KB

CALLING ATTENTION

SHRI NILESH CABRAL, MLA  called the attention of Minister for
Power to the following:
“Fear,  anxiety  and  great  deal  of  uncertainty  felt  by  Goans  due to the
news of formation of Power Corporation after disbanding Goa Electricity
Department, Presently budgetary supports are provided by the Government
of Goa to run Electricity Department smoothly and that has kept the tariff
under control and also salaries of employees are protected but if it is
reversed then definitely tariff will be at par with other States which is very
high for common Goan and who knows to minimize losses of Corporation
we may have to face load shading. Steps the Government plans to take in
the matter”.
 
SHRI MILIND NAIK, Minister for Power made a statement in regard
thereto.

The following Members sought clarification:

2 48 PM

1. Shri Nilesh Cabral, MLA.
2. Shri Rohan Khaunte, MLA
3.  Shri Rajendra Arlekar, Minister for Forest.
4.  Dr. Pramod Sawant, MLA.
5.  Shri Subhash Phal Dessai, MLA.
6.  Shri Sidharth Kuncalienkar, MLA.
7.  Shri Digambar Kamat, MLA.
8.  Shri Laxmikant Parsekar, Chief Minister.

Eleventh Session 2016

BUSINESS FOR THE DAY -2

Shri. Milind Naik

CONGRATULATORY MOTION

Shri Nilesh Cabral, MLA moved the following:

“This House congratulates Mrs. Hema Sardessai a Goan singing sensation for being selected by Tony Mercedes to sing for Prestigious Hollywood Music Albums in U.S.A., thus bringing name and fame to the State of Goa on the International Singing field.”

 

The following Members spoke on the Motion:-

 

  1. Shri Nilesh Cabral, MLA                                                              …….   3 13 PM
  2. Shri Glenn Ticlo Souza, MLA                                                     …….   3 17 PM
  3.  Shri Mauvin Godinho, Minister for Panchayats                 …….   3 18 PM
  4.  Shri Manohar Parrikar, Chief Minister                                 …….   3 21 PM
  5. Shri Michael Lobo, Deputy Speaker                                       …….   3 22 PM

 

The Motion was adopted unanimously.

Fourth Session 2017

BUSINESS FOR THE DAY -3

CONGRATULATORY MOTION

Shri Nilesh Cabral, MLAmoved the following:

“This House congratulates Shri Sandesh Sonu Naik resident of Ribandar who have awarded “The outstanding Achiever of the Year Award” the top lion award from CITY & GUILDS, London and is the first Asian who win the lion award from CITY and GUILDS, London also was chosen for the award from over 20 lakhs students worldwide.”

Third Session 2017

BUSINESS FOR THE DAY -14

CONGRATULATORY MOTION

SHRI NILESH CABRAL, MLA moved the following:

 

“This House congratulates Master Anurag Mhamal for becoming First Goan Grandmaster in the International Chess Games thus bringing pride and glory to Goa.”

 

The following Members spoke on the Motions:-

 

  1. Shri Chandrakant Kavalekar, Leader of Opposition..   12 36 PM
  2. Shri Nilesh Cabral, MLA                                              ……    12 43 PM
  3. Shri Digambar Kamat, MLA                                        ……    12 43 PM
  4. Shri Pravin Zantye, MLA                                             ……    12 45 PM
  5. Shri Antonio Fernandes, MLA                                    ……    12 47 PM
  6. Shri Prasad Gaonkar, MLA                                          ……    12 50 PM
  7. Shri Churchill Alemao, MLA                                       ……    12 51 PM
  8. Shri Glenn Souza Ticlo, MLA                                      ……    12 52 PM
  9. Shri Manohar Azgaonkar, Minister for Sports    ……    12 53 PM

10. Dr. Pramod Sawant, Speaker                         ……    12 59 PM

 

 

The Motions were adopted unanimously.

Third Session 2017

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CONGRATULATORY MOTION

Shri Nilesh Cabral, MLA moved the following:

 

“This House congratulates Suvet Satish Lotlikar for winning an individual Gold in Bench Press event by lifting 60kgs and also in the composite event bench press 60kg, squat 70 kgs and dead lift 77.25 kgs also for Gold in his weight group of 74-83 kgs in Power Lifting Championship held for Special Olympics Bharat at Kolhapur from 9th to 14th July, 2017 and who was an only Goan participant in this event.”

 

The following Members spoke on the Motion:-

 

  1. Shri Nilesh Cabral, MLA                                            ……    3 19 PM
  2. Shri Carlos Almeida, MLA                                        ……    3 22 PM
  3. Shri Deepak Pauskar, MLA                                       ……    3 23 PM
  4. Shri Glenn Souza Ticlo, MLA                                   ……    3 24 PM
  5. Smt. Alina Saldanha, MLA                                        ……    3 25 PM
  6. Shri Prasad Gaonkar, MLA                                       ……    3 27 PM
  7. Shri Chandrakant Kavalekar, Leader of Opposition..3 28 PM
  8. Shri Manohar Azgaonkar, Minister for Sports……     3 29 PM
  9. Dr. Pramod Sawant, Speaker                                  ……    3 32 PM

 

The Motion was adopted unanimously.

Third Session 2017

BUSINESS FOR THE DAY -6

CONDOLATORY MOTION

SHRI NILESH CABRAL, MLA moved the following:
“This House condoles the death of Fr. Peter Rodrigues, Superior of Agnel Ashram,Verna,Goa who founded most of the Institutions in the Verna Educational Hub this includes PCCE Engineering College and Catering College, Innovation Centre and also founded the newly Commissioned Engineering college of Assagao.more than 7000 students are benefited by this noble caused founded by him annually. In his death Goa has lost a Educationalist who has founded and conveys the deep sympathies to his Institute who had been able Administrator.”
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The following Members spoke on the Condolatory Motions:
1. Shri Nilesh Cabral, MLA…………………………………12 40 PM
2. Shri Aleixo R. Lourenco, MLA…………………………..12 41 PM
3. Shri Francisco M. Pacheco, MLA………………………...12 41PM
4. Shri Digambar Kamat, MLA………………………..........12 44PM
5. Shri Mauvin Godinho, MLA………………………..........12 45 PM
6. Shri Pratapsingh R. Rane, Leader of Opposition….....12 47 PM
7. Shri Ramkrishna Dhavalikar, Minister for PWD…….12 49 PM
8. Shri Manohar Parrikar, Chief Minister………….......12 53 PM

Third Session 2013

BUSINESS FOR THE DAY -2

Disruption of communal Harmony by anti social elements.

 “Fear and anxiety in the minds of people of Curchorem due to the acts of anti social elements who are trying to incite people by breaking open temples, churches, schools etc. and  even destroying religious images, with the sole aim of causing communal disharmony in the state of Goa. In one recent incident which occurred on 09.02.2024, one religious artificat was destroyed in Satteri Temple premises. The action the Government has taken in the matter and the action the Government proposes to take to control and stop such incidents which can incite communal violence, thus spoiling the peace of the state.”

Sixth Session 2024

BUSINESS FOR THE DAY -6

Home

Department of Home

ZERO HOUR MENTION

Shri Nilesh Cabral, MLA made a mention about the following:

       (a)Difficulties faced while playing Cricket on the SAG ground located at Curchorem due to flooding in rainy season; and

       (b)New Gym is used by more than 100 women and are unable to use the Gym facilities because the Gym does not have enough capacity to facilitate them.

 

SHRI MANOHAR AZGAONKAR, Minister for Sports replied to the mention.

Fourth Session 2017

BUSINESS FOR THE DAY -4

Shri. Manohar Ajgaonkar

ZERO HOUR MENTION

Shri Nilesh Cabral, MLA made a mention about the work of railway over bridge not being commenced at the level crossing located in between Dodiyal and Baag Village of Assolda Panchayat, which is known as Railway LC 17.

 SHRI MANOHAR PARRIKAR, Chief Minister replied to the mention.

Fourth Session 2017

BUSINESS FOR THE DAY -3

Shri. Manohar Parrikar

ZERO HOUR MENTION

Shri Nilesh Cabral, MLA made a mention about the excavation of roads carried out by various Departments as well as private entities and to the reckless attitude, the trenches not leveled become death traps for motor cycle riders, cyclists and other motor vehicles in general.    

 

  SHRI RAMAKRISHNA DHAVALIKAR, Minister for PWD replied to the Mention.

Third Session 2017

BUSINESS FOR THE DAY -6

Shri. Ramkrishna Alias Sudin Dhavalikar

ZERO HOUR MENTION

SHRI NILESH CABRAL, MLA made a mention about fear in the
minds of cricket lovers regarding the scam of Rs. 3.13 crores brought to the
notice of the Government and no action has been taken by the Government
to debar personalities indicated in the Pendse Commission report and the
Government to take over the Committee.

The following Members spoke:

1. Shri Nilesh Cabral, MLA
2. Shri Pratapsingh R. Rane, Leader of Opposition
3. Shri Michael Lobo, MLA

Thirteenth Session 2016

BUSINESS FOR THE DAY - 15

022A - APPROVAL TO CONSTRUCT POLY HOUSE

022A* Will the Minister for Agriculture be pleased to state;

(a) the number of farmers that were given letter of approval to construct Poly houses by Department of Agriculture with the number of them constructed, stopped and started;

(b) the number of them not at all started due to Contractor who ran away with money;

(c) whether Agriculture Department was informed; if so, the steps initiated by Department of Agriculture to recover the amount from Contractor; and

(d) whether the Director & Agriculture Department visited and met these suffering farmers at least Once and the assurance given? 

Answer:

Reply attached.

Seventh Session 2024

BUSINESS FOR THE DAY -5

Shri. Ravi Naik

Agriculture

Directorate of Agriculture

021C - AUCTION POLICY

*WILL the Minister for Mines and Geology be pleased to state:

(a) the total mining blocks which are auctioned as of date in the new auction policy and the present status of the policy; the amount paid by each auctioneer for the auction already conducted with the breakup of type of fees received by the Government;
(b) the commitment given by the auctioneer about starting the excavation and operation of the auctioned mine per year and year from which the excavation will start;
(c) the details of penalties to be imposed if the above given commitment is not fulfilled; and
(d) whether there is any commitment by the auctioneer of this new lease of taking back the employees that were working previously in the particular mine?
 

Answer:

Answer is attach through attachment 

Seventh Session 2024

BUSINESS FOR THE DAY -2

Shri. Pramod Sawant

Mines & Geology

Directorate of Mines & Geology

021B - LOANS/BONDS AVAILED

*WILL the Minister for Finance be pleased to state:

(a) the total amount of loans/bonds etc. taken by the Government to meet financial requirements of the State, with details year-wise till date;
(b) the amount of instalments per month to be paid for the loans taken by the State till date and the year by which the last instalment is payable with the rate of interest on the loan taken till date with details thereof;
(c) the reasons for the loans being taken when financial budget is decided by the Finance Department along with revenue and expenditure for the financial year of every budget; 
(d) the consequence if payments payable to different contractors by the State Government where bills are accounted for and have not been paid; and
(e) whether there is any provision made for paying last financial years pending bills to be made in the current financial year; if kept, the status of the above and if not kept, the reasons therefor?
 

Answer:

Reply attached

Seventh Session 2024

BUSINESS FOR THE DAY -2

Shri. Pramod Sawant

Finance

Department of Finance

021A - PROJECTS OF WRD

*WILL the Minister for Water Resources be pleased to state:

(a) the projects undertaken by the Department for last 5 years under revenue and non-revenue works;
(b) the status of each of the projects taken up as per the above with respect to their physical completion along with financial completion of the project; and
(c) the projects emphasized in the revenue and non-revenue sector head of all 40 Constituencies for the financial year 2024-2025?
 

Answer:

Answer is Attached

Seventh Session 2024

BUSINESS FOR THE DAY -2

Shri. Subhash Shirodkar

Water Resources

Water Resource Department

009A - DETAILS OF GIFTED PROPERTIES

*WILL the Minister for Provedoria be pleased to state:

(a) the number of properties gifted to Provedoria by individuals, Cooperative Houses, companies with  details such as the name of village, Survey No., areas of the land donated/gifted and whether there is any building in the same land; if so, the present use of the building since the date of donation;
(b) whether there is any encroachment made on the above said properties and the steps the Government will take to remove the encroachment and the time frame by which it will be done; and
(c) the details of the projects emphasised by the Provedoria on the land donated and are vacant as above with the time frame within which each of the projects will be completed?

Answer:

answer is enclosed

Sixth Session 2024

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Shri. Subhash Shirodkar

Institute of Public Assistance(Provedoria)

Provedoria