Press Information Bureau
Government of India
Ministry of Road Transport & Highways
08-December-2011 17:10 IST
Ambulance Scheme along Toll Gates on National Highways
Ambulances are provided at an average stretch of 50 Km. on National Highways entrusted to National Highway Authority of India as a component of incident management, Public Private Parliament projects under the new Model Concession Agreement have provision for medical aid posts at each toll plaza which will have round the clock ambulance services for victims of accidents, to be made operational on commencement of commercial operations. The ambulances are stationed so as to reach the site of accident at the earliest.

Total 223 ambulances are available on various National Highways stretches entrusted to NHAI.

This information was given by the Minister of State of Road Transport and Highways, Shri Jitin Prasada, in a written reply in Rajya Sabha today.