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India gifts 39 ambulances and 6 school buses to Nepal

22 April 2021  

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KATHMANDU: The Embassy of India in Kathmandu gifted 39 ambulances and six school buses to various governmental and non-governmental organizations working in the field of health and education on Thursday.

The organizations receiving the vehicles are spread across various districts of Nepal, including remote districts.

The Embassy has a long-standing tradition of gifting ambulances and school buses to government and not for profit institutions every year to support grassroots’ medical access.

Since 1994, the Embassy of India has gifted nearly 862 ambulances, including those gifted today. The Embassy has this year gifted three different categories of ambulances: Advance Life Support category, Basic Life Support and Common Life Support ambulances. All three categories are built as per the need of Nepal.

The Embassy has, so far, gifted 166 school buses across Nepal, including the six gifted today, to educational institutions located in various districts of Nepal.

Today’s gifting of ambulances and school buses is part of Government of India’s continued support for the efforts of Nepal to strengthen health services, particularly emergency medical services and also facilitating students in easy physical access to their places of learning.

Publish Date : 22 April 2021 15:31 PM

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