V.M. Salgaocar Foundation:
Awards and endowments by the foundation
  • Endowments through Goa University for Scholarships/Cash Awards to the student who ranks first in:
    1. V.M. Salgaocar - Academic Awards The final year MBBS Examination from the Goa Medical College
    2. The final year BE(Mechanical) Examination from Goa College of Engineering
    3. The final year LLB Examination in Goa
    4. The final year of both graduate and postgraduate levels in Zoology.

  • Annual Award of Gold Medal to the student obtaining first rank in LLM.
  • Annual Cash Award to the best student of Final Year B.Tech (Mining Engineering) from Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad.
  • Cash Prize and a Merit Certificate to the first five students securing the highest marks in SSC Examinations of Goa Board; and one to each student who tops the list in the ICSE and CBSE Examinations respectively from Goa.

Top Rankers of SSC, Goa Board and ICSE and CBSE, Goa Centres, have been recipients of the V.M. Salgaocar Awards since 2001.

V.M. Salgaocar - The Saraswats Book Release by Shyam Benegal, Shivanand Salgaocar and Dattaraj SalgaocarThe foundation has published books like "Konkanakhyan", "Teen Daskam", an anthology of Konkani Literature of the last three decades, "An Historical Essay on the Konkani Language", by Dr. J.H. Cunha Rivara and "The Saraswats" compiled by Chandrakant Keni.

Eminent Speakers like Dr. R.A. Mashelkar, Mr. Gerson da Cunha, Mr. Julio Ribeiro, Mr. Anil Kakodkar, Mr. K.V. Kamath, Mr. Charles Correa and others have delivered the annual V.M. Salgaocar Memorial Lecture over the years.

To promote sports and games, the Foundation sponsors and conducts tournaments in football, cricket, basketball, marathon races and similar events in Goa at various levels.

The pursuit of excellence is our cherished goal in all these activities