PANAJI: The Labour and Employment Minister today stated that E.S.I. The hospital provides secondary care and is not a Super speciality Hospital.
Curchorem MLA Nilesh Cabral questioned why ESI Hospital in Margao fails to provide the facility despite collecting the fee from them on a monthly basis.
“E.S.I. The hospital provides secondary care and is not a Super speciality Hospital. He said that the expertise of GMC will be used to upgrade the facilities at ESI Hospital in Margao,” said Monserrate
In addition, CM Sawant also said that only cases related to Super Speciality treatment are referred to Goa Medical College (GMC) while the rest are treated at the hospital.
The minister also said that the Employees State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) an Autonomous body under the Ministry of Labour & Employment, Government of India will construct the E.S.I.C. Model Hospital at Mulgao.
“There is no State budgetary allocation for the construction of E.S.I.C. Model Hospital at Mulgao in Bicholim,” he added.