Articles tagged under: 108
March 28, 2019
Vadodara: Seven districts of Gujarat are chosen for initial roll out of 112 emergency service with effect from February 19. With this, the existing literature mentioning emergency helpline service number as 108 is being replaced with 112.Stickers on ambulances are being changed from 108 to 112. Seven districts chosen for launch are Gir Somnath, Devbhumi Dwarka, Morbi, Chhota Udepur, Botad, Arvalli and Mahisagar. 112 number will replace all emergency helpline service numbers such as 100 for poli...Read More
January 07, 2019
Gandhinagar: In pictures - 30 new '108' emergency services ambulances launched today in a function at Gandhinagar. There are 587 '108' ambulances active in the State. 261 are to be replaced and 63 are to be added. The Govt will purchase 324 new ambulances this year. Total number will go up at 650.
May 23, 2018
Gandhinagar: The Gujarat government today launched two boat ambulances as part of its '108' emergency services network.
According to a note issued by government, both boats will offer services for 24 hours. The boats will have one captain, three assisting staff and one trained emergency medical technician.
Gujarat has 1600 km long coastline with presence of 3,27,706 fishermen. 1,40,327 of them are active fishermen using 35,150 boats.
The boats are having all facilities like regul...Read More
July 13, 2017
Gandhinagar/Surat: Gujarat government has invoked Essential Services Maintenance Act (ESMA) with regard to the strike of 108 emergency services asking the districts concerned to take action against those defying it and make necessary arrangements for smooth running of this free of cost ambulance facility.
Earlier Mrinister of State for Health Shanker Chaudhary had urged the agitating employees associated with the free of cost 108 emergency ambulance service to call off their strike ...Read More
May 27, 2017
Surat: Section of staff of emergency service '108' in some pockets of Gujarat is on strike demanding class-3 employees status, end of contract system and pay hike. While the staff of 108 service in Surat city is on strike for last three days over termination of two contract employees, section of staff in Mahesana, Patan and Selvas went on strike today morning in support of the demands made by Surat employees. Contract workers in Surat have come up with a row format of statewide union of 108 staf...Read More
March 05, 2015
GVK EMRI 108 emergency service in Gujarat is geared up to deal with extra growth of emergencies during Holi and Dhuleti.
According to service, last 7 years data base indicates that emergency cases rise on Holi by 13% and on Dhuleti by 36%. 108 service responds to around 3,000 emergency calls on Holi and 3,500 calls on Dhuleti which are much higher than normal days.
According to data base of 108 service, incidents of Vehicular trauma, non-vehicular trauma, assault cases...Read More
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