The company did not receive the payment of 48 crores, stopped more than 600 ambulances, even after the closure of the ambulance, the medical department continued to refuse, while the company kept standing outside the office.
Due to a payment dispute with Rajasthan Government, more than 600 ambulances including 108 and 104 ambulance closed across the state including Jaipur from Tuesday night to Wednesday. The ambulance closure affected many injured patients. As a result, they come to the hospital on their vehicles.
Although the top officials of the state government refused to the news of the ambulance closure till Wednesday afternoon, the company made it clear that the government had not received payment for three months. Due to which about 600 to 700 ambulances have not received diesel and they have gone off route.
It was said on behalf of the company that due to arrears of about 48 crore rupees for three months, this problem has come. In such a situation, the top-up of diesel has not been achieved. Disruption of the ambulance service has affected 108 ambulance service, 104 Janani Suraksha and operation of base ambulance services.
In this regard, Rohit Kumar Singh, Additional Chief Secretary of the Medical Department, denied the payment dispute and the closure of the ambulance service. While a large number of ambulances remained outside the company’s 108 ambulance office in Jhalana. Earlier, The Jaipur traffic police were planning to develop green corridors for ambulances in Jaipur.
Integrated Ambulance Service GVK MRI, a service provider in Rajasthan, is operating the ambulance service in association with the Government of Rajasthan. At present, 701 in 108 ambulance service, 587 in 104 Janani Suraksha and 189 ambulance services Under base ambulance service are running..