Goa medical college super specialty block to be commissioned in June

The super speciality block at Goa Medical College and Hospital, constructed under a Central scheme will be commissioned in June, as per the announcement made by Goa Health Minister Vishwajit Rane on Monday.

The minister said the state government super-speciality is in the process of appointing a consultant for the for the super speciality block, which has been constructed under Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana (PMSSY). He further said that the state government wants to create a ‘good model’ of the hospital through the super speciality block.

‘Once this block is commissioned, no on will have to go other states for the treatment,’ he said adding that the treatment in the new facility will be ‘free of cost’.

The hospital will be linked to the state government’s Deen Dayal Swasthya Seva Yojana (DDSSY), a medical insurance scheme covering the entire Goan Population, Rane said. The Rs. 350-crore project will have more than 400 beds, it was stated.

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