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EMRI to cover all States and Union Territories

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EMRI to cover all States and Union Territories
CEO Venkat conferred with Pranadata Award

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EMRI to cover all States and Union Territories

CEO Venkat conferred with Pranadata Award

Hyderabad, February 10, 2008

The Emergency Management and Research Institute (EMRI) that started its ambulance operations in the State in 2005 decid3d to expand the service to all the States and Union Territories by 2010 according to its Chief Executive Officer, Ch Venkat. Speaking at a press conference at Tirupati today, he said that in all, 10,500 ambulances and workforce of about one lakh including trained personnel will be operated nationwide in a phased manner.

The EMRI service will be launched in MP in April and in Kerala, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Assam, Delhi and Rajasthan in the next two to three months. He said that the EMRI receives on an average 40,000 calls including 3,000 emergencies in a day in which 20 percent each are related to road mishaps and pregnancies. On an average, daily 65 lives are being saved by the service. Since its inception, EMRI has received six lakh calls and saved nearly 21,000 lives.

He said that in an effort to meet the increasing need of trained personnel for emergency management, the EMRI tied up with an American based medical institution for offering a two-year PG diploma course in Emergency Management System. He was here to receive ‘Pranadata Award’ from Abhinaya Arts, a cultural association.

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EMRI to cover all States and Union Territories
CEO Venkat conferred with Pranadata Award

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