November 16, 2014 … Shri Avertano Furtado and Shri Francisco Xavier(Mickky) Pacheco were today inducted as Ministers in the Council of Ministers headed by Chief Minister, Shri Laxmikant Parsekar at a simple ceremony held at the Durbar Hall of Raj Bhavan, Dona Paula.
Governor of Goa, Smt. Mridula Sinha administered the oath of office and secrecy to both the Cabinet Ministers.
Union Defense Minister, Shri Manohar Parrikar; Chief Minister, Shri Laxmikant Parsekar, Speaker, Shri Rajendra Arlekar; Cabinet Ministers, Shri Francis D’Souza, Shri Ramkrishna alias Sudin Dhavlikar, Shri Dayanand R. Mandrekar, Shri Ramesh B. Tawadkar, Shri Mahadev N. Naik, Shri Dilip Parulekar, Shri Milind Sagun Naik, and Smt. Alina Saldanha were present at the swearing-in ceremony.
MLA’s, Shri Glen Ticlo, Shri Subhash(Rajan) Naik; Shri Lavoo Mamledar; Shri Benjamin Silva; Shri Ganesh Gaonkar; Shri Kiran Kanolkar; Shri Michael Lobo; Shri Vishnu Surya Wagh; Dr. Pramod Sawant; Shri Mauvin Godinho and Shri Rohan Khaunte; ;BJP President Shri Vinay Tendulkar, Secretaries, Senior Officers were also present at the swearing-in.
Acting Chief Secretary, Shri R. K. Srivastava earlier read out the order of appointment of the two Cabinet Ministers.