CM YS Jagan inaugurates 1068 ambulances, near Benz circle in Vijayawada
Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy flagged off the inauguration of 1068 ambulances at the Benz circle junction on Wednesday.
Vijayawada: Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy flagged off the inauguration of 1068 ambulances at the Benz circle junction on Wednesday. The vehicles immediately started journey towards their respective districts. Earlier all ambulances parked in three rows on MG Road. Ambulance staff in uniforms were ready to start the historical journey as for the first time the state government inaugurating 1068 vehicles. Ministers, MLAs and official attended the inauguration event. The 108 ambulance vehicles will attend the emergency cases particularly the accidents, disasters and serious ailments.
A total of 748 ambulances (108 services) were inaugurated. Of the total, 705 vehicles will be allocated for both rural and urban areas. A total of 26 vehicles exclusively allocated for neonatal services and 19 ambulances will be kept on reserve. The government has purchased 412 new ambulances and 336 ambulances are already in the use. CM also to inaugurate Mobile Medical Units (MMUs) (104 services), which have many facilities. The MMUs staff will visit the rural areas and do service to the patients.
Government has sanctioned 676 vehicles (104 services) one vehicle for each mandal. The Mobile Medical Unit staff will visit one village secretariat every day. These ambulances will also cover anganwadi schools, government schools and houses in the villages.