Rajamahendravaram: The government has introduced feeder ambulances in the agency area to shift the patients to the hospitals in emergency where 108 ambulances cannot reach.
A patient being shifted to hospital in feeder ambulance at Maredumilli on Thursday
The feeder ambulances were kept ready at many places in the agency area.
Later, he said the government was ready to sanction any number of feeder ambulances to shift the patients to primary health centres.
There was no dearth of funds in this regard, he said.
Feeder ambulances can be used where 108 ambulances are not available and also for quick shifting of the patients even from small roads, he added.