Srinagar, Oct 20 (KINS): The Additional Commissioner Kashmir, Qazi Sarwar on Wednesday flagged off two ambulances equipped with Basic Life Support (BLS) from Tourist Reception Center, Srinagar in presence of Executive Director, National Highways and Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited (NHIDCL), Gurjeet Singh Kambo.
The NHIDCL handed over the ambulances equipped with basic life support for district Srinagar and Baramulla as Corporate Social Responsibility.
The ambulances flagged off shall operate in district Srinagar and Baramulla while a similar facility was extended to Ganderbal in January 2021 besides two life support ambulances were also donated to Baramulla and Anantnag on 26th April 2021, Executive Director said.
Speaking on the occasion, the Additional Commissioner appreciated the contribution of NHIDCL and said that NHIDCL is always ready to ensure medical comfort to the residents of Kashmir valley especially during the trying times of current Covid-19 situation.
NHIDCL is engaged in infrastructure development by constructing tunnels like Z-Morh and Zojila which will boost the tourism and economic growth due to all weather connectivity besides it could be used for strategic purposes, an officer of NHIDCL said and added that apart from these two prestigious projects, NHIDCL is also executing projects in Anantnag and Baramulla district for road infrastructure development.
Among others, officials from NHIDCL, General Manager Land Acquisition, Alok Saxena and Deputy General Manager were also present on the occasion.(KINS)