Tata Motors, India’s largest commercial vehicle manufacturer, has supplied 25 Tata Winger ambulances to the Health Department of Gujarat, as a part of the larger order of 115 ambulances. The official vehicle inducting ceremony, which was held in Gandhinagar, was graced by various notable dignitaries from the Gujarat State Cabinet including Deputy Chief Minister of Gujarat – Nitin Patel, Hon’ble Health Minister of Gujarat – Kishor Kanani, Principle Secretary – Health and Family welfare department – Dr Jayanti S Ravi, IAS Commissioner- Health & Family welfare department – Jai Prakash Shivhare, IAS COO GVK EMRI Gujarat – Jashvant Prajapati and other dignitaries from Gujarat government. The 25 Tata Winger ambulances are equipped with basic life support and will be deployed for the aid of patients in the city. Tata Motors won the bid for the order under the Government e-Marketplace, and the vehicles are designed for patient transport as per AIS 125 Part 1. Tata Motors will phase-wise supply the remaining 90 ambulance shells, as per the contract.
Speaking on the occasion, Vinay Pathak, Vice President, Product Line, SCV, Tata Motors, said, “The Tata Winger ambulance is designed keeping in focus the need of the patient and the healthcare system. The Winger ambulance has proven to be a trusted partner to healthcare organisations and has saved countless lives as a result of its ergonomic, efficient design and performance. Tata Motors’ thorough understanding of customer requirements for different applications and ability to design the vehicle basis these requirements is what sets the brand apart from its competitors. Tata Motors is firmly committed to bringing top-notch healthcare mobility solutions to hospitals and healthcare facilities in the country and support the governments in their fight against this pandemic.”
The Tata Motors Winger Ambulance is designed and can be adapted to cater to all type of patient transportation, including Basic Life Support and Advanced Life Support range. The ambulance is engineered specially for COVID-19 patient transportation, with a driver partition. Its modular underpinnings and monocoque chassis, in addition to the independent suspension, offer a smooth driving experience, which is extremely critical for the swift transportation of patients. Tata Motors offers the most comprehensive range of ambulances from Magic Express Ambulance, Winger Ambulance and LP410 Ambulance, with double stretcher.
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With a focus on engineering and tech enabled automotive solutions catering to the future of mobility, Tata Motors is India’s market leader in commercial vehicles and amongst the top four in the passenger vehicles market. With ‘Connecting Aspirations’ at the core of its brand promise, the company’s innovation efforts are focused to develop pioneering technologies that are sustainable as well as suited to evolving aspirations of the market and the customers. Tata Motors strives to bring new products that fire the imagination of GenNext customers, fuelled by state of the art design and R&D centres located in India, UK, US, Italy and South Korea. Internationally, Tata commercial and passenger vehicles are marketed in countries, spread across Africa, the Middle East, South Asia, South East Asia, South America, Australia, CIS, and Russia.