Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar inaugurated medical facilities like new C.T. Scan in Radiology Department, Diagnostic Centre in Casualty, New Intensive Care Unit and Biomedical Waste Disposal Plant at the State-owned Goa Medical College and Hospital, Bambolim in north Goa on Thursday.

The Chief Minister said the Traumo Unit had been upgraded and provided with digital x-ray machine, online transmission of data to enable to get report immediately. The intensive care unit will be expanded from eight to 22 beds to cater to the requirement. The ICU ward would be shifted in the near future.

He said that a new advanced high capacity C.T. Scan Machine had been provided for Radiology Department. In order to tackle the growing problem of biomedical waste, the government has installed Biomedical Waste Disposal Plant. This plant will be actually commissioned in January. The cost of the facilities provided was Rs. 12.5 crore.