Free Ambulance in Lucknow- Call 102 -24 hours service for Pregnant women,etc.

Dial 102-  Ambulance for  pregnant women, newborns in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. Call Ambulance  Service -24x7   

On 17th January 2014   ambulance service 102 in Lucknow was launched. It is also called National Ambulance Service (NAS) The service can be availed through dialing  a toll free number 102.  All the ambulance are  fitted with GPS system (for easy tracking) and other necessary medical equipments.  

The initiative to start such helpline will definitely  be of much help to the needy who faces a lot of inconvenience, pain and  miseries  due to unavailability of ambulance.

This will also minimize the unfortunate incidence of neonatal and infant mortality rates in the state. It is a fact that about 30 per cent maternal deaths could be avoided if the patients are  shifted to medical centre in time.  

The facility is  available  24x7 to pregnant women, newborns and their mothers under the Janani Suraksha Yojana and Janani Shishu Suraksha Karyakram.  It is free of cost.
Notable:The service is going to be the largest network of ambulances service in the world.  Presently a fleet of 972 Ambulances, another 1,000 may be added by April end of 2014.  
It is expected that ambulance will reach the patient in just 20 minutes in cities and 30 minutes in rural areas.  Drop back facility can also be availed if required. Patients may call the ambulance again if emergency to either the mother or the infant within 30 days of delivery.  

On 16th July 2014, 300 more ambulance have been added to 102 service.  It is expected that about 700 more such ambulance will be added in future.  

This initiative of UP Government will definitely help the needy women and employment to a number of people.  

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