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Directorate Of Official Language

Introduction :

The Directorate of Official Language was established by Government of Goa in the year 2004 with responsibilities to implement the Official Language Act 1987 and implement schemes for development of languages prevalent in the State.

As per the Government policy this Directorate adopted Konkani as the Official Language of then Union Territory of Goa, Daman and Diu and accordingly the Goa, Daman and Diu Official Language Act, 1987 (Act 5 of 1987) was enacted in pursuance of section 34 of the Government of Union Territories Act, 1963 (Central Act 20 of 1963). Official Language Act, 1987 provides that Konkani shall be the Official Language where as, Marathi shall be used for all or any of the official purposes. On 20.8.1992 Parliament of India by effecting the 78th amendment to the Constitution of India, Konkani has been included in VIII Schedule of Constitution of India.

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Department :

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Shri Raju V. Gawas
Director
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1st Lift, 5th Floor, Junta House, Panaji,Tiswadi, Goa – 403 001
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0832 2420071
0832 2420179
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0832 2420071
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official[dot]language09[at]gmail[dot]com dir[hyphen]dol[dot]goa[at]nic[dot]in
Name/Designation
Shri Raju V. Gawas
Director / First Appellate Authority


address
1st Lift, 5th Floor, Junta House, Panaji, Tiswadi, Goa – 403 001
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dir[hyphen]dol[dot]goa[at]nic[dot]in
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0832 2420071
0832 2420179
+91 9822175719
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0832 2420071
Name/Designation
Shri Anil H. Sawant
Assistant Director (Konkani/Marathi) / Public Information Officer


address
1st Lift, 5th Floor, Junta House, Panaji, Tiswadi, Goa – 403 001
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0832 2420071
0832 2420179
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0832 2420071
Name/Designation
Smt. Nepha F. e Silveira
Head Clerk / Assistant Public Information Officer


address
1st Lift, 5th Floor, Junta House, Panaji, Tiswadi, Goa – 403 001
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0832 2420071
0832 2420179
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0832 2420071
Name/Designation
Shri Patrik D’Souza
Upper Division Clerk / Assistant Public Information Officer


address
1st Lift, 5th Floor, Junta House, Panaji, Tiswadi, Goa – 403 001
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0832 2420071
0832 2420179
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0832 2420071
Name/Designation
Kum. Sneha S. Sabnis
Junior Translator Konkani / Assistant Public Information Officer.


address
1st Lift, 5th Floor, Junta House, Panaji, Tiswadi, Goa – 403 001
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0832 2420071
0832 2420179
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0832 2420071
Name/Designation
Shri Parag D. Parsekar
Junior Translator Marathi / Assistant Public Information Officer


address
1st Lift, 5th Floor, Junta House, Panaji, Tiswadi, Goa – 403 001
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0832 2420071
0832 2420179
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0832 2420071

For More Details : Right To Information New Link

Performance Budget 2010-2011
English (48 KB) download
Performance Budget 2012-2013
English (50 KB) download
Official Language Act
English (547 KB) download
Application for Scheme for Publications in Official Language
English (547 KB) download

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