SOUTH EASTERN RAILWAY
ADVANCED LIFE SUPPORT AMBULANCE INAUGURATED BY GENERAL MANAGER,
S. E. RAILWAY AT CENTRAL HOSPITAL, GARDEN REACH
Kolkata, 7th October, 2021:
Ms. Archana Joshi, General Manager, South Eastern Railway inaugurated two fully equipped Advanced Life Support Ambulance vans at SER Central Hospital, Garden Reach today (07-10-2021) in presence of Shri Atulya Sinha, Additional General Manager, Dr. Mihir Chowdhury, Principal Chief Medical Director, Dr Ashwani Kumar Malhotra, Medical Director, S. E. Railway, other senior doctors and railway officers. Shri Amitabha Banerjee, Chairman cum Managing Director of Indian Railway Finance Corporation and Shri Ajay Swami, GM/Finance, Indian Railway Finance Corporation were also present on the occasion.
These advanced ambulance vans equipped with several life support devices begin a new era in the state-of-the-art patient transport system in SER. The ambulance vans have hydraulic stretcher, folding wheel chairs, transport ventilators, multipara monitors, automatic syringe pumps, defibrillators, high flow oxygen delivery system and other life support machines in it.
This Life Support Ambulance vans have been procured at a cost of Rs.36 lakhs each. The project has been financed by Indian Railway Finance Corporation as a part of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). This kind of ambulance vans have been inducted to the fleet of ambulances for the first time in South Eastern Railway. They will be immensely beneficial at the time of emergency for the patients suffering from critical diseases.