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Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar Inaugurates the New Police Station at Bicholim



Picture-mti newsPanaji, July, 2016: The new Police Station in Bicholim was inaugurated today at the hands of honourable Chief Minister Shri. Laxmikant Parsekar at a ceremonial event. The ceremony was held in the presence of the Shri. Anant Shet, honourable Speaker, Goa Legislative Assembly; Dr. Pramod Sawant, honourable Chairman, GSIDC and MLA Sankhali Constituency; Shri. Naresh Sawal, honourable MLA Bicholim Constituency, Shri. Sunil Garg, IPS, Inspector General of Police; Shri. Satish Gaonkar, Chairperson, Bicholim Municipal Council; other dignitaries and invitees.
The old Primary Health Centre at Bicholim which was in a totally dilapidated condition has been renovated and has been converted into the Police Station. This smart move has saved the state exchequer a substantial amount which would otherwise be required to erect a new building facility.
Spread over an area of 1600 sq. mts, the new police station comprises of three main blocks which are interconnected with each other. Block 1 consists of the offices for Police officials and the Home Guard and a reporting room, wireless room, barracks for men and women, pantry, store room and a toilet block. The same block also consists of a separate lock up room for men and women each with attached toilets and a high security armoury room with a steel door.
Block 2 which is a structure with one floor consists of spacious barracks for home guards, a conference room and additional rooms to accommodate staff in future. The third block consists the legal aid cell, administrative offices and separate rooms for counselling, motor vehicle checking, meeting, maintaining records, district legal services and other requirements.
The police station comprises of a compound wall on all four sides with an overhead water tank, underground sump, pump room with adequate capacity, canteen and a parking for approximately 15 four wheelers and 20 two wheelers can be accommodated.
Currently GSIDC is in the process of building high quality infrastructure projects in the state which includes the holistic development of rural and urban spaces