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Emergency Services in Panaji

Panaji City, which proudly boosts itself to be the capital of topmost tourist destination and richest state of our country, ought to have very robust and efficient emergency services. As it is not only burdened with the responsibility of saving precious lives of its locals, but also millions of tourists that come here round the year from across the world. And today Panaji city certainly has a very efficient emergency services, which is fully capable of handling any kind of emergency – right from medical emergencies to law and order emergencies.    

Here is brief look down at all the important emergency services located in and around Panaji city.

Emergency Services in Panaji

Hospital in Panaji

Panaji and host of its adjoining towns are home to many advanced multi specialty hospitals. The likes of Apollo Hospital and Wockhardt Hospital have their branches in the state of Goa. Needless to say, these hospitals have all the in-house emergency services including ambulance services, blood banks and of course state-of-the art emergency operation services.
Although the above mentioned reputed hospitals are not exactly located in the heart of Panaji city, but in the adjoining towns. But, they can be reached from Panaji city barely in a hour’s time. And what’s even better is that Panaji has a pretty good robust local transportation system, which purely means that reaching to these reputed hospitals would not be a problem at all.    

Besides, there are few very reputed hospitals located in the very heart of Panaji city itself, which are equally laced with all kinds of emergency services. The names of these hospitals are Vintage Hospital, Dr Bhandare Hospital, Manipal Hospital, Kles Hospital Goa Medical College and hospital. Amongst these Vintage Hospital and Manipal Hospital are amongst the most reputed and trusted hospitals of Panaji city.

And lastly, there are also hordes of general clinics throughout Panaji where locals and tourists can avail first aid and other emergency medical services.

Blood Banks and Ambulance services in Panaji

Most of the reputed hospitals located in and around Panaji city have their own in house blood banks and ambulance services. Besides there are many private and charitable organizations, who offer blood and ambulance services to cope with any kind of emergency.

Ambulance services in Panaji

Titos Charitable Foundation: (0832) 2497221.
Panjim Ambulance Services: (0832) 2224824, 2223097, 2430655, 2227997.
Ponda Ambulance: 9822980723.
Margao Ambulance Trust: (0832) 2731759.
Mapusa Ambulance Services: (0832) 2262372. 

Blood Banks in Panaji

Goa Medical College & Hospital: (0832) 2495000, 2495169, 2458700, 2458715.
Hospicio Blood Bank: (0832) 2703801, 2705664.
Asilo Hospital: (0832) 2262372, 2260372, 2262211.                       

Chemist Shops in Panaji

Medical Store in Panaji
Availability of Chemist shops are equally very important to cope with medical emergencies. And Panaji, being one of the richest cities of India, obviously has hordes of chemist shops across the city. In fact many of the chemist shops in and around Panaji city operate for 24 hours. And hence any urgent need for medicines even during late night can be easily met with.

Addresses of some of the 24 hours chemist shops have been given below:

Manipal Hospital Chemist & Druggist: C/O Manipal Hospital, Near Cidade Hotel, Donapaula.
Apollo Pharmacy: Shop No 1, Ralph Mansion, Near Citi Cafe, Fatorda, Margao.
Walsons & Walsons: (0832) 2276366.
Dmello Chemist & Druggiest: Shop No.6, Cardozo Residency, Mobor Beach, Cavelossim.  


Police Services in Panaji

Goa Police accords Panaji city immense importance. Since Panaji is the capital of Goa and is also one of the main tourist attraction. And hence this is purely why the headquarters of Goa police is located in the very heart of Panaji city. Besides, there are police station chowkies at strategic locations of Panaji city as well as in its adjoining towns.

Goa police has also instituted special departments like Special Crime Branch, CID and Anti Narcotics Cell for further improving law and order situation of the entire state.       

Given below is important contact information’s of Goa Police.

Emergency Helpline of Goa Police: 108
Superintendent Police Panaji: (ext: 312): 2226519, 787575602.
Police inspector Panaji Police station: (ext 311) 2428482, 7875756022.
Police inspector Calangute Police station: 2278284, 2914052, 7875756031.

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