Margao: July 29, 2017 …. Minister for Town & Country Planning, Shri Vijay Sardessai reiterating the government commitments to educate the masses on safe driving till positive results are visible in this direction said that there has been a steep rise in the number of accidents.
Shri Sardessai speaking after flagging off the new Advanced Life Support GVK EMRI ambulance being provided to cater to the needs of Margao town at his Fatorda residence today said the state-of-the-art ambulance having well trained para-medics will provide quick response as the case warrants thereby addressing the medical needs of the affected person as he is being shifted for further treatment.
Shri Sardessai said “emergency does not normally occur at too many places at the same time. If the present one is not sufficient to meet the demands of the town, necessary arrangement an additional ambulance will be made, he remarked.
TCP Minister was of the firm opinion that the locals should benefit and stressed the need to employ local people on the ambulances at the respective places. The locals will be able to reach the destination of the emergency at a faster pace being well versed with the locality, he pointed.
Dy. Chairperson, MMC, Shri Tito Cardozo; Medical Superintendent of Hospicio Hospital, Dr. Ira Almeida; Health Officer, UHC, Dr. Martha Fernandes and councillors of MMC were among those prominent persons present on the occasion.