STATE INFORMATION COMMISSIONER





Name : Shri. Juino De Souza

Date of Birth : 4th July 1955

Qualifications: B.Sc(Hons) Wilson College,University of Bombay

Two Year Post Graduate Diploma in Management Studies (DMS),Burhani College,University of Bombay

Bachelor of Law (LLB), Government Law College,University of Mumbai.

Languages Known: English, Konkani, Marathi, Hindi,Gujarati, Portuguese



OTHER QUALIFICATIONS :

Business English Certificate III (BEC - III) from University of Cambridge (Local Examination Syndicate).

Passed the examination conducted by the Bombay Stock Exchange in BSE Certification On Stock Markets (BSCM).

Passed the Certificate Language Course in Portuguese Conducted by Xavier Centre for Historical Research, Goa.



MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL AND SOCIAL ORGANISATIONS:

Member of International Bar Association (London) admitted in 2006.

Life Member of Bar Association of India.

Member of National Geographic Society USA admitted in 1998.

Life Member of International Centre Goa.

Life Member and former General Secretary of The Catholic Gymkhana Ltd, Mumbai.

Former Board Member, Institute Menezes Braganza, Goa

Former Executive Council Member, Goa University.



ACHIEVEMENTS / EXPERIENCE:

Was an advocate enrolled on the Original side of Bombay High Court at Mumbai

Worked in Pharmaceutical Company.

Was a Proprietor of Pharmaceutical Distribution Agency.

Was past Managing Director of a Private Pharmaceutical Company.

Authored a book entitled ‘The Goan Voice of Reason’ which received wide recognition.

Contributed by writing numerous articles in local newspapers on diverse topics including politics, illegal mining, governance, administration etc. and gave suggestions in my articles have led to reforms with those in Government applying the right correctives.

Public debates on topics of public importance in almost all fields including science, technology, Politics , Journalism, Media, Public affairs, Governance and administration both in Konkani and English on most local television channels such as Doordarshan , HCN and other channels. Crossfire and Straight - talk in English and Kon - Zababdar in Konkani were popular TV forums organized where all section of people from Goa could express their views on any happening in Goa.



WAS FOUNDER PRESIDENT / SECRETARY OF THE FOLLOWING ORGANISATIONS :

a)Porvorim Residents welfare Association

b)Communidade of Serula Gaunkars Association

c)Cable TV Users Association of Goa

d)Goan Catholic Welfare Union