Goa govt plans revamping of civil defence set up: Guv

Early raid warnings system during an emergency situation has been put in place in Goa, Governor S S Sidhu told the state Assembly today.

Updated: Mar 22, 2010, 21:08 PM IST

Panaji: Early raid warnings system during an
emergency situation has been put in place in Goa, Governor S S
Sidhu told the state Assembly today.

He said two districts of Goa -- Panaji and Mormugao --
have been declared as multi-hazardous and the state government
is considering revamping of civil defence set up there.

"Two towns of Panaji and Mormugao have been declared as
category two civil defence towns and have been connected to
naval operation room, INS Gomantak," he said, addressing the
fifth Goa Legislative Assembly.

Panaji is the state capital while Mormugao is a home for
many vital installations including port, oil tanks and defence
establishments.

Lauding law and order situation in the state, Sidhu said
that police have done commendable job in investigating the
Margao bomb blast that occurred in October, 2009.

"Police did a commendable job in reaching the spot
immediately and collecting vital information which provided
breakthrough clues in the investigation," he said.

-PTI