He is suffering from a pancreatic ailment. Senior cabinet minister Vijai Sardesai said the cabinet decided to extend the debt relief scheme for the mining-affected people till March 2019. BJP MLA and Panchayat Minister Mauvin Godinho said that Parrikar was "fully fit".
"CM was fully fit. He participated in the discussions. He gave valuable suggestions," Godinho said.
"Except that the meeting did not take place at the secretariat, everything was like a normal cabinet meeting," he added.
"He will be resting for some more time. But he has told the ministers that whenever there are any issues, he will be calling each one individually," the minister said. Parrikar would be meeting BJP office-bearers Thursday at his house, Godinho added.
(With inputs from agencies.)