Chief Minister of Odisha Shri. Naveen Patnaik inaugurates two boat ambulances in the Malkangiri District for emergency medical care. Along with the driver a paramedical staff, a boat assistant and an assistant have been allotted for each ambulance.
The boat ambulance has been connected with 108 ambulance services, one can dial the help line number and after receiving the call, the information would be passed on to the driver along with the location and contact number of the patient and the care takers. Advanced GPS system is incorporated in the boat and the boat is also equipped with high speed motors, so that they can travel at a greater pace.
With this move of the government the people in remote villages will now have access to medical services in a less span of time.
Boat Ambulances to become Breath Savers.