About DOT


Mr. Manohar Azgaonkkar
Honorable Minister of Tourism - Goa

The Organization

The Administrative head of the Department is Shri Dharmendra Sharma,IAS, Principal Secretary of Tourism
The Department has Zonal Office in North Goa, Panaji and South Goa in Margao

The Tourist Information Centres/Counter are located within the State and in Mumbai (temporarily closed). The Zonal Officers are primarily responsible for monitoring the Registration of Tourist Trade under the Tourist Trade Act, 1982.

The Director of Tourism:
The current Director of Tourism is Mr.Menino D'Souza
In addition, the Director of Tourism is assisted by the below-mentioned officers and may be contact by the public as per the tasks assigned to each officer:

1. Shri Arvind B. Khutkar
O.S.D. to Department of Tourism

2. Shri Jose Roque X. P. Gracias Flor
Dy. Director of Tourism - overall in charge of South Zone Office, Margao

3. Shri Brijesh Manerkar
Dy. Director (Admn)

4. Shri Rajesh Kale
Deputy Director of Tourism - North Zone Office and Enforcement Cell.

5. Smt. Sailee Amonkar
Deputy Director of Accounts - overall in charge of all the financial and accounting matters pertaining to the Department of Tourism

6. Shri Agnelo I. De Sousa Machado
Deputy Director of Accounts - Additional charge of Accounts Section for Department of Tourism

7.. Shri Ganesh R. Teli
Assistant Director of Tourism (Planning/Revenue/Information & North Zone Office)

8. Smt. Angela Jasmine Fernandes
Assistant Tourist Officer (North Zone Office)

9. Shri Subhash K. Kavlekar
Assistant Planning Officer.

10. Shri Rodlin Mascarenhas
Assistant Tourist Officer, South Zone Office, Margao

11. Smt. Fernanda Vales
Assistant Tourist Officer (Information section)

12. Shri Deelip Karekar
Addl. Assistant Tourist Officer, South Zone Office, Margao

13. Shri Gajanan Mahale
Assistant Tourist Officer (Revenue Section)

14. Smt. Maria Satira Fernandes
Addl. Assistant Tourist Officer (Revenue)

15. Shri Subhash Kavlekar
Public Information Officer (North)

16. Shri Dhiraj Vagle
Public Information Officer (South)