Shri Prakash Shankar Velip

Shri Prakash Shankar Velip, a legend not only in the field of Politics nd Co-operation but also on the front of Social,Education,Agriculture,Cultural,etc.was born on 5th September 1953 in a little village of Adne,Balli. He completed his pre-primary and primary education at Panzarkani,Cuncolim and Adne.In the year 1972 he passed his SSCE from Poona Board with First Class. After completing his science graduation in the year 1976 in Smt.Parvatibai Chowgule College,Margao,he joined as Primary Teacher in Hutatma Rajanikant Kenkre Primary School,Cuncolim.From 1977 to 1980.He worked as Lab-Assistant in Shri Shantadurga Higher Secondary School,Bicholim.

The year 1980 proved to be a turning point in his lifr and he entered the Politics and Social work.He was elected as a Panch from Balli Village Panchayat.He passed his B.Ed in First class at NCRT of Bhopal University in the year 1983.

Holding of Postions in Different Fields :-
Co-operative Field
- Chairman of Quepem Urban Co-operative. Credit Society.Quepem-Goa,which is leading Co-op.Society in Goa.
- Chairman of Quepem House Mortgage Co-op. Society,Quepem-Goa.
- Chairman of Adarsh Krishi Co-op.Society,Ltd. Balli,Qupem,Goa.
- Director on the Board of Goa and Maharashtra Apex Bank's Federation Ltd.Mumbai.
- Vice President of Sahakar Bharati.
- Director on Agricultural Marketing Board,Margao.
- Awarded best Chairman by Goa Rajya Sahakari Sangh Maryadit.
- Intoduced Ambulance facility on Co-op.basis through Quepem Urban Co-op.society Ltd.
- Director on Agriculture and Rural Development Bank's Federation Ltd.,Mumbai.
- Member of the Board of Directors of the Co-opeative Bank of India Ltd.New Delhi.
- Chairman to the Board of directors of the Goa State Co-op. Bank Ltd.

Educational Field
- Worked as Primary Teacher in Hutatma Rajanikant Kenkre Primary School,Cuncolim.
- Worked as Lab-Assistant in Shri Shantadurga Higher Secondary,Bicholim.
- Workrd as Asst. Teacher of maths in Hutatma Rajanikant Kenkre middle school-Veroda.
- Passed B.Ed in First class, at National Educational Conference(N.C.R.T) Bhopal University-Bhopal.
- Established Dnyandurga Educational Society - Gokulde,Quepem and worked as President.
- Established Dayanand Bandodkar High School at Gokulde,Barce.
- Estabhished Subhashchandra Bose Library at Gokulde.
- HeadMaster of dayanand Bandodkar High School.
- Member on Board of Goa Secondary and Higher Secondary Examination Board,Porvorim.
- Participated in National Educational Conference,New Delhi.
- Vice Chairman of Goa Outdoor Education School and Established Subhash Chandra Bose Library.
- Constructed 15 lakh school Building at Gokulde.

Political Career
- Elected as a Panch from Balli Village Panchayat.
- Elected as a M.L.A. of Rivona Constituency.
- Elected as a M.L.A. of Quepem Contituency(Continuously for three terms.)
- Worked as a Dy.Speaker of Goa Legislative Assembly.
- Inducted as a Education Minister of State of Goa.
- Worked as a Minister for Panchayat of State of Goa.
- Worked as a Minister for Co-operation,Fisheries and Archeological Department of State of Goa.
- Elected as Vice President of BJP-Goa.

Social Field
- Established Jana Seva Mandal and Elected as a president.
- Worked as director of SC/SC/OBC corporation.
- Organized Quepem Lokotsave sangh and Elected as a President.
- Formed Shri.Prakash S.Velip Trust for Social cause.
- Organized a Mela of all Goa Schedule Cast,Schedule Tribe Sangh from 1st December to 31st December 2001.
- Established Gomantak Velip Samaj Sangh and Elected as a President.
- Chief Organizer of Gomantak Ground Maratha Samaj.
- Establish Paik Deo Unity Farm and elected Chairman.

Other Social Activities
- Organised Western Zone Interstate kho-kho Competition at Balli.
- Organised State Level Kho-Kho Competition at Maina,Quepem.
- Started a complex of O.N.G.C. at Betul.
- Laid down Foundation stone for Second Phase of Govt.Building complex at Quepem Bazar.
- Organized 24th All Goa Marathi Sahitya Sammelan at Quepem.
- Taken a delegation to Lisbon,Portugal which was organized by Archeological Department,Govt.of Goa.
- Organized 9th Marathi Literature Conference for youth at Fatorpa,Quepem,Goa.
- Worked as a President of Bharatiya Kissan Morcha-Goa Region.
- Renovated paikadev Devasthan-Nagve,Malkorne.
- Member of the Legal Service Authority headed by Sr.Judge of High Court of Bombay,Goa Branch,Panaji.
- Vice-Chairman of Goa State Schedule Tribes Finance & Development Coorporation Ltd.Panaji.
- President of United Tribals Association,Alliance-Goa.

Shri Prakash Shankar Velip is an "Ajatshatru". Prakash a name itself indicates that a light.When a candle is lighted, it gives light by sacrificing its own life.Like the same he is the hopes and inspiration of the ypuths.Always with smiling face Shri .Prakash Velip is a Dynamic personality,gifted with noble qualities.To-day,he is the chairman of the Goa State Co-operative Bank Apex Co-operative Institution in the state of Goa and Union Territories of Daman & Diu.Under his able leadership the Bank is doind fairly well and earned net profit of Rs.3.30 crores for 2003-04.Recently the Bank has completed its long pending construction of its own well equiped seven storied building by name "Sahakar Sankul" and inaugrated at the hands of Shri.Manohar Parrikar.Hon.Chief Minister of Goa on the Republic Day,on 26th January 2004.

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