Udupi; In a touching ceremony Tulu Koota Kuwait handed over an Ambulance to Udupi Zilla Nagarika Samithi to serve the poor and needy at the time of emergency and this service could be availed through calling the number given- 9164901111.
The programme was inaugurated and ambulance key was formally handed over by Madhwesh Tantri, Vidhwan of Paryaya Sode Vadiraja Math at Krishna Math on Friday July 12.
Nithyanand Volakadu, General Secretary of Zilla Nagarika Samithi said that the Ambulance will have oxygen facility in it and as we are intended to serve the poor, we needed a vehicle which could go through the village road without much difficulty, so have opted for Omni than the big vehicle.
The service will be free for the poor and needy. The ambulance will run within 10 Kilometers surrounding Udupi like Malpe, Manipal etc. Importance will be given for the accident and emergency cases than dead bodies.
Chief guest, Ivan D’sousa KPCC member appreciated the efforts by Tulu Koota, Kuwait to serve the society though the State government is giving ambulance services.
Abhijin, Udupi Thasildar said helping poor in getting education and providing health aid is well appreciated.
Ramesh Kidiyoor president of Tulu Koota Kuwait, Parish Priest Wilson D’sousa Udupi Mother of Sorrows Church, T S Budan Basha Jamia Masijid Udupi president, Yaspal Suvarna, Purushotham Shetty, Nagesh Hegde, Sarala Kanchan were present.