- There are mainly two types of ambulances, number 108 and 104.
- These also include Neo-Natal Care Ambulance for the newly born.
Jul 01, 2020, 10:53 AM IST
Vijayawada Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy launched 1088 ambulances in Vijayawada on Wednesday. Through them, health emergency services will reach every part of the state. Ambulances were parked from Benz Circle to Raghavaiah Park. The Chief Minister will give them the green signal. After this she left for fixed districts and mandals.
These ambulances are numbering the National Emergency Service 108 and the State Health Service 104. Five drone cameras were used for program coverage.
1088 ambulances parked in four lines
Four lines were built to park 1088 ambulances between Benz Circle to Raghavaiah Park. The driver was present in every ambulance. The Chief Minister gave him the green signal. She then proceeded to 13 districts and divisions, passing through the stage. The road map for the program had already been released.
Life support system in every ambulance
This ambulance is being launched under the YSR Arogyashree program. The CEO of the program, Dr. Mallikarjun, has a life support system in Matabik, 412 with 108 and 282 ambulances with 104 numbers. Apart from these, there are 26 Neo Natal Care Ambulances (for treatment of newborns).
These facilities will be
There are a total of 13 districts in the state. Each of their divisions will get an ambulance. Each ambulance has an oxygen cylinder, mini ventilator, infusion pump, syringe pump and modern stretcher. Maternity facility will also be found here in Emergency. That means delivery of pregnant women can be made.
According to media reports, these calls will arrive in urban areas within 15 minutes of receiving. In rural areas it will take 20 minutes. The 108 number ambulance will be in blue color while the number 104 ambulance will be in green color. A total of Rs 201 crore has been spent on the purchase of these ambulances and medical equipment.