Solan, December 22
The 102 Janani Express Service, which transports women after delivery from hospital to home, achieved a milestone by handling 3,00,028 such cases in the state.
This comprises 2,49,013 drop offs of pregnant women, 8,225 of infants, 13,799 related to neonates and 14,911 sterilisation patients to their homes from hospitals.
Run under the public-private partnership mode by the state government and GVK EMRI , the service has proved beneficial to women after delivery, sick neonates and infants for quick transportation from home to hospital and back.
The 124 ambulances under this service are available across the state, including the remote areas through the toll-free number 102.
Its response centre at Dharampur receives 1,275 calls per day on an average and they are responded back within four seconds. The Response Officer collects the information and arranges a 102 Janani Express ambulance at the earliest to complete the process within 91 seconds.
The Janani Express was also engaged in collecting Covid samples and dropping recovered patients. As many as 2,89,303 samples were collected while 5,891 beneficiaries were provided drop offs after recovery from Covid-19.
State Head, GVK EMRI 108 and 102 ambulance services, Mehul Sukumaran, said “The entire team of GVK EMRI Himachal Pradesh has worked tirelessly to achieve this milestone.” — TNS