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ONGC to provide advanced lifesaving ambulances to nine medical colleges in Assam

ByNE India Broadcast

Nov 1, 2022

Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC) is enhancing the access to emergency medical services by adding nine advanced lifesaving ambulances (ADLS) to the existing logistics (ambulance) fleet of Assam state machinery. The advanced life saving ambulances, with a wide range of pre hospital care equipment such Transport Ventilators, Defibrillator, Suction Apparatus, Nebulizer. Oxygen supply etc shall cater to medical emergencies covering neonatal support, trauma, maternity and accident cases. Under the aegis of ONGC, ONGC Foundation has extended support of Rs 4.38 crore for these ambulances. These ambulances will be provided to the medical colleges of Dibrugarh, Jorhat, Silchar, Tezpur, Guwahati, Barpeta, Lakhimpur, Diphu and Tinsukia.

The ambulances will be flagged-off by Chief Minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma and Union Minister of State, Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas & Labour and Employment Rameswar Teli on November 3 at the Assam Medical College and Hospital. Dibrugarh, on the occasion of its valedictory function of Platinum Jubilee celebrations.

The flagging-off ceremony would be attended by Director (Onshore), ONGC,

Anurag Sharma, along with ED-Basin Manager Assam and Assam Arakan Basin, Sushma Rawat, ED-Asset Manager, Assam Asset R K Sharma, ED-Asset Manager, Jorhat Asset S K Dwivedi and ED-Chief-CSR, ONGC, A P Singh.

Earlier in 2013, under CSR, a financial assistance of Rs 7.5 crore was extended by ONGC to the Assam Medical College, Dibrugarh for establishing advanced Cath Lab. This lab is catering to the patients from upper Assam and also enabling the faculty to impart training to the PG students.

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