Articles tagged under: 108

Gujarat government launches two ‘108’ boat ambulances

May 23, 2018
Gujarat government launches two ‘108’ boat ambulances

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

108 services strike: Gujarat government toughens stand, invokes ESMA

July 13, 2017
108 services strike: Gujarat government toughens stand, invokes ESMA

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

Section of 108 emergency service staff on strike in some pockets of Gujarat

May 27, 2017
Section of 108 emergency service staff on strike in some pockets of Gujarat

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

108 service gears up to deal with Dhuleti emergencies

March 05, 2015

Ahmedabad 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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