Ministry of Road Transport & Highways

Flag-off of Basic Care Ambulances procured by NHIDCL by Minister for Road Transport & Highways and MSME, Shri Nitin Gadkari

Posted On: 07 APR 2021 2:21PM by PIB Delhi

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.

 

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Details

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Initiative By

NHIDCL

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Ambulances manufactured by

M/s. TATA Motors

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No. of Ambulances procured by NHIDCL

90

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Cost of 01 Ambulance

Rs. 20.70 lakhs + GST

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Total cost of 90 ambulances

Rs. 18.63 Crores + GST

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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

 

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