India gifts 41 ambulances and six school buses to Nepal

Published On: October 2, 2020 01:00 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, Oct 2: The Government of India has gifted 41 ambulances and six school buses to the government and not-for-profit organizations in 30 districts of Nepal.

Ambassador of India to Nepal, Vinay Mohan Kwatra, on the occasion of the 151st Gandhi Jayanti, handed over 41 ambulances and six school buses to various governmental and non-governmental, not for profit organizations working in the field of health and education on Friday. The organizations are spread across 30 districts of Nepal, including the remote districts.

According to the Embassy of India in Nepal, it has given three different categories of ambulances: Advanced Life Support category, Basic Life Support and Common Life Support ambulances. The embassy issuing a statement on Friday, said the Advanced Life Support category ambulances include equipment such as travelling ventilator, ECG and Oxygen monitor, automated external defibrillator, nebulizer set, BP apparatus, stethoscope, Ambu bag, various tubes and catheters, wheelchair and stretcher, radio communication equipment and 4G mobile device.

“The Basic Life Support ambulances have all these items, except for travelling ventilator,” the statement added, “The Common Life Support ambulances are 4 Wheel Drive vehicles and best suited for hilly and mountainous terrains.”


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