Transport Minister P Mahender Reddy today launched 39 vehicles of 108 Ambulance for emergency health services in villages of his home district Ranga Reddy. He interacted with health staff on the functioning of the vehicles and latest facilities available and inquired about first aid to be offered to the accident victims.
Speaking to reporters on the occasion he said that they spent Rs 6 cr for 39 vehicles and 3 lakhs for latest equipments to monitor heart ailments, ECG, oxygen level and BP for the accident victims. The state of the 108 vehicles will reach in no time to the accident spot and offer the best services he promised. Previous governments neglected to maintain these vehicles and could deliver better services he charged. Now the TRS government committed to provide better health services and spending a lot of money for these vehicles and equipment and facilities in the hospitals. Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao gave more funds to health sector in the budget he said. The minister expressed hope that the vehicles will plunge into action at the accident spots. He called upon the people to cooperate 108 vehicles to rush to the accident spots. Health staff and police wing have to coordinate to offer timely health services to protect the lives of accident victims on a war-footing. (NSS)