Tata Motors, India’s largest commercial vehicle manufacturer, has supplied 25 Tata Winger Ambulances to the Health Department of Gujarat, as a part of the larger order of 115 ambulances.
The official vehicle inducting ceremony, which was held in Gandhinagar, was graced by various notable dignitaries from the Gujarat State Cabinet including Hon’ble Deputy Chief Minister of Gujarat – Shri Nitin Patel, Hon’ble Health Minister of Gujarat – Shri Kishor Kanani, Principle Secretary – Health and Family welfare department – Dr. Jayanti S. Ravi, IAS Commissioner- Health & Family welfare department – Shri Jai Prakash Shivhare, IAS COO GVK EMRI Gujarat – Shri Jashvant Prajapati and other dignitaries from Govt. of Gujarat.
The 25 Tata Winger Ambulances are equipped with basic life support and will be deployed for the aid of patients in the city. Tata Motors won the bid for the order under the Government e-Marketplace, and the vehicles are designed for patient transport as per AIS 125 Part 1. Tata Motors will phase-wise supply the remaining 90 ambulance shells, as per the contract.