90 Basic Care Ambulances for the States / Union Territories of Andaman – Nicobar Island, Arunachal Pradesh, Jammu – Kashmir, Ladakh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim, Tripura and Uttarakhand were flagged off by Minister for Road Transport & Highways and MSME, Shri Nitin Gadkari and Minister of State for Road Transport & Highways, General (Retd.) VK Singh this morning in New Delhi.
•As per Road Accident Statistics, 415 deaths per day in India, about 40% lives can be saved if immediate and basic medical treatment received during Golden hour period.
• Ambulances with basic life-saving support system play a crucial role in stabilizing the critically injured person.
Ambulances manufactured by
M/s. TATA Motors
No. of Ambulances procured by NHIDCL
Cost of 01 Ambulance
Rs. 20.70 lakhs + GST
Total cost of 90 ambulances
Rs. 18.63 Crores + GST
Ambulances handed over to State Governments and UT administrations:
Andaman-Nicobar Island, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, J&K, Ladakh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim, Tripura, and Uttarakhand *Assam not covered due to elections