Goa govt okays GMC’s flagship project for Rs 249 crore

The government of Goa has accorded administrative approval to award the tender for construction of a superspecialty block at Goa Medical College (GMC) and Hospital to the lowest bidder, Rama Civil India Construction Pvt Ltd, at the quoted amount of Rs 249 crore.

According to Health minister Vishwajit Rane, the flagship project has been pending for the last three years.

A TOI report said the project is to be constructed under the Prime Minister Swashtya Seva Yojna (PMSSY)-III. The project will be built on land admeasuring about 5,000 sqm.

“All existing super specialties operating in the government-run hospital will be moved to the new block. Plus, a few specialties including liver transplant facility will be introduced once the new facility is commissioned,” it said, quoting a GMC official.

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