- The Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee starts free ambulance service in Delhi for COVID-19 patients
- In the first phase, 12 ambulances have been rolled out
- Service is available in East, West, North and South Delhi
The Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee or also called DSGMC has initiated a free ambulance service in the national capital for the COVID-19 patients who are in need of transportation support.
In the first phase, a total of 12 ambulances which are equipped with “ultra-modern medical facilities” have been rolled out, said the Delhi Sikh body.
Manjinder Singh Sirsa, who is the President of the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee said that additional ambulances will be rolled out as and when required.
Currently, the free ambulance service for the COVID-19 patients is available in East, West, North, and South Delhi.
DSGMC said, “COVID-19 patients can avail free ambulance service by dialling 9811992175/9818676757 for West Delhi, 9899511581/8527154302 for East Delhi, 8010471440/9953333307 for South Delhi, 9868741345/8587944794 for North Delhi,”.
The Sikh body also said that patients, in an emergency situation, can also dial the Central Control Room on 9891403828/9953086923 or contact the nearest DSGMC-run Gurudwara to avail free transportation service.
All the 12 ambulances and other vehicles are equipped with the necessary equipment including sanitisers and masks as per the guidelines laid down by the Government to contain the spread of the novel Coronavirus, said Sirsa.
Recently the Sikh body also provided accommodation to almost 200 doctors and other paramedical staff members who were deployed on the COVID-19 duties in not just AIIMS but also other hospitals including Safdarjung Hospital, Ram Manohar Lohia, Lady Hardinge Hospital, at Gurdwara Rakab Ganj, Gurdwara Moti Bagh and Gurdwara Bangla Sahib.