Ambulance with advanced facilities for Odisha villages by Paradip Port

Bhubaneswar: Ambulances with advanced facilities will travel to Odisha villages. This facility will be provided by Paradip Port, said reports on Monday. Ambulances with advance mobile medical care have been launched under the Self Reliance India scheme.

Union Shipping Minister Sarbananda Sonwal inaugurated it through video conference. State-of-the-art medical facilities are available in this ambulance which has been inaugurated. Every month these ambulance will visit 20 villages and provide health services.

Ambulance with advanced facilities of cardiac, diagnostic, ECG, maternal physical therapy. It will have a doctor, a nurse, a pharmacist and all the tests and treatments of the patients and medicines will also be provided.

Similarly, the dock boat with a capacity of 64 tons is completely made with Indian know-how. Port Chairman PL Harnad said that it will be able to tow large Cape size vessels. However, in the next two years, the Western Dock project will be implemented in Paradip, which will facilitate the handling of the big vessels that will come.

The Odisha government has recently announced incentives for ambulance drivers and support staff, said reliable reports in this regard. Reports say that, the Odisha Government has announced incentives for 108 ambulance staff. The Government of Odisha has announced incentives for ambulance drivers, helpers and technicians

Reports in this regard say that, the drivers and technicians will get five thousand rupees per month as incentive. Whereas the ambulance helpers will get three thousand rupees per month. The reliable reports further say that, the incentive amount will be in addition to the current salary of the Ambulance divers, technicians and helpers.

Further it is worth mentioning that, the incentive amount will be added to the salary from the month of February. Detailed reports awaited in this regard.

On November 18, 2023 Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik dedicated 349 new ambulances to the people, patients in Odisha will now reach hospitals in 20 minutes. Earlier, it was taking 30 minutes for the ambulance to brining the patients to the hospitals.

While dedicating the new ambulances at a function in Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar, the chief minister said, “We believe that every life is precious. Our efforts will continue to provide best of health services to the people as per our policy.”

Out of the 349 new ambulances, 279 have been included in 108 Ambulance services and the rest 70 have been provided to medical college and hospitals and district headquarters hospitals (DHHs).

Of the 70 ambulances, 40 are basic life support (BLS) ambulances and 30 are advanced life support (ALS) ambulances. With the dedication of 349 new ambulances, the total number of the emergency vehicles has now risen to 1,366. Health Minister Niranjan Pujari, Health secretary Shalini Pandit, 5T chairman VK Pandian and other senior officers witnessed the ambulance dedication ceremony.

Also Read: Odisha Government Announces Incentives For Ambulance Drivers And Staff, Detailed Report Here

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