In a bid to boost the health services in the state of Nagaland, the National Highways and Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited (NHIDCL) has donated 24 ambulances to the Nagaland Government.

Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio on Tuesday flagged off the ambulances donated by the NHIDCL under Corporate Social Responsibility initiative at the Civil Secretariat Plaza in Kohima. The basic life support ambulances will be distributed to all the 12 districts and 8 ambulances will be distributed among different community health centers.

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Photo Courtesy: @Neiphiu_Rio via Twitter

Rio expressed his gratitude to the NHIDCL for their generous gesture towards the state at a time when people are going through a crucial phase.

He further said that the kind gesture will go a long way in improving the infrastructure in the health sector and the ambulances will serve its purpose in delivering good services to the people in every district. He also encouraged the health department to make use of the old ambulances in the need based health centers especially in the remote areas.

Meanwhile, the Executive Director of NHIDCL, MS Deol said the NHIDCL have conceived the vision to make Nagaland amongst the best connected state of the country in a short time frame with continued proactive support from the state.