Tata Motors gives ambulances to Gujarat
Automobile major Tata Motors Limited on Friday supplied 25 Tata Winger ambulances to the health department of Gujarat, as part of the larger order of 115 ambulances.
The official vehicle induction ceremony, which was held in Gandhinagar, was attended by various dignitaries from the Gujarat state cabinet including deputy chief minister of Gujarat, Nitin Patel .
The 25 Tata Winger ambulances are equipped with basic life support and will be deployed for the aid of patients at Gandhinagar and other cities of Gujarat.
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 (a national ambulance code recommended by the Central Motor Vehicles Rules -CMVR).
Tata Motors will phase-wise supply the remaining 90 ambulances, as per the contract.
Vinay Pathak, vice- president, Product Line, SCV, Tata Motors, said, “The Tata Winger ambulance is designed keeping in focus the needs of the patient and the healthcare system. The Winger ambulance has proven to be a trusted partner to healthcare organisations and has saved countless lives as a result of its ergonomic, efficient design and performance. Tata Motors’ thorough understanding of customer requirements for different applications and ability to design the vehicle basis these requirements is what sets the brand apart from its competitors. Tata Motors is firmly committed to bringing top-notch healthcare mobility solutions to hospitals and healthcare facilities in the country and support the governments in their fight against this pandemic.”
The Tata Motors Winger ambulance is designed and can be adapted to cater to all types of patient transportation, including Basic Life Support and Advanced Life Support range.
The ambulances are made especially for Covid-19 patients with a driver partition.
A company spokesperson said with monocoque chassis in addition to the independent suspension, the ambulances offer a smooth and comfortable driving experience apart from ensuring swift transportation of patients.
Tata Motors offers the most comprehensive range of ambulances -- Magic Express Ambulance, Winger Ambulance and LP410 Ambulance which has double stretcher facility.