Ziqitza Health launches 108 ambulance service with Jharkhand Govt

Nov. 15, 2017

Ziqitza Health Care Ltd (ZHL), one of India’s leading emergency medical service providers, has announced the launch of its 108 ambulance services in Jharkhand.

President of India, Mr Ram Nath Kovind, launched the service on the occasion of Jharkhand Establishment Day.

Thereafter, the initial lot of 33 ambulances were flagged off from Namkum JRHMS campus by Jharkhand's Minister for Health Mr. Ramchandra Chandravanshi. A total of 339 ambulances will become operational across Jharkhand over the next few months. ZHL's effort is to reduce the number of fatalities caused due to accidents by providing emergency medical help to the people within the golden hour and provide timely assistance and transportation to those in need.

Commenting on the launch, Mr. Naresh Jain, CEO, Ziqitza Health Care, said, “We are thankful to the Jharkhand Rural Health Mission Society & Dept. of Health and Family Welfare, Government of Jharkhand, for their continuous support in helping us start a new chapter. We are looking forward to using our experience of over a decade in operating the emergency medical services across India, in providing quality pre-hospital care to the people of Jharkhand. Our endeavour is to use technology such as GPS, total connectivity of the ambulances with the call centre and real-time tracking and monitoring, to prevent loss of precious life.”

As per the agreement signed with the state government of Jharkhand, ZHL will provide comprehensive pre-hospital emergency services. The 108 service will have a dedicated, 70-seater, fully operational call center in Ranchi. The call center will be centralized and all emergency calls will be directed to the nearest ambulance located near the patient.

ZHL is currently operating 3100 plus Ambulances across 18 states in India. ZHL has reputed investors like Acumen Fund, HDFC, IDFC and India Value Fund on board.

ZHL’s Strategic Partners include London Ambulance Services, Life Supporters Institute of Health Science and New York Presbyterian Emergency Medical Service (NYP-EMS).

ZHL has currently more than 10,000 people working day and night, to serve people in India. ZHL served more than 6  million people till date.