Goa to get largest super-speciality system under PMSSY

Goa to get largest super-speciality facility under PMSSY

Goa health minister Vishwajit Rane. (DH Photo)

The country's largest super-speciality medical block under the Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana (PMSSY) will be inaugurated within next six months in Goa, state health minister Vishwajit Rane said on Monday.

The facility is coming up in Bambolim near the Goa Medical College and Hospital and the state will invite Prime Minister Narendra Modi to throw it open for the public, Rane added.

"My dream project for the state of Goa Super Specialty Block. I am fortunate to be a health minister of Goa under the BJP government and for being able to take further, the vision of our Prime Minister Narendra Modi in providing quality health care to all citizens," Rane tweeted.

He also tweeted, "I am very pleased to have been able to implement his vision under the Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana that has made this dream project a reality for every Goan at the cost of Rs 450 crores."

"Within the next six months, we will be commissioning this hospital under a unique Public-Private Partnership approved by the NITI Aayog and the Centre," he added.

He said he was looking for to the inauguration of the facility at the hands of the prime minister in the presence of state chief minister Pramod Sawant.