GVK Emergency Management and Research Institute (GVK EMRI) 108 Service launched free emergency response services and 12 ambulances, to cover the rural and urban Bhopal for immediate pre-hospitalization healthcare needs is spreading its wings far and wide.
In Public Private Partnership between Madhya Pradesh Government and GVK EMRI, 108 ERS was launched on July 16, 2009 in Madhya Pradesh. Along with Rewa district, the service is presently operational in Bhopal, Indore, Jabalpur and Gwalior districts.
The 108 ERS is a comprehensive emergency service where anyone can call for any emergency – be it Medical, Police and Fire related. 108 is a toll free number and can be dialed from land-line and mobile phone without any code. The service is available 24×7 and is absolutely free of cost to everyone. For medical emergency, the 108 ambulance are equipped with all the requires medicines and medical equipments ranging from Suction machine, Oxygen Cylinder, Nebulizers, Glucometer, Electronic B.P. instrument, Pulse Oximeter to extrication tools, to handle almost any emergency situation.
Quick fact of GVK EMRI in Madhya Pradesh-
· 500+ GVK EMRI employees
· Over 1cr populations covered in 5 districts (Bhopal, Jabalpur, Gwalior, Indore and Rewa)
· 1,00,000+ emergencies handled
· 70 ambulances
· <17 minutes in urban and <22 minutes in rural
· 6000+ Lives saved