Bhubaneswar, Feb 7: Ziqitza Healthcare Limited (ZHL), the operating agency for 108 and 102 ambulance services in the state, has felicitated its employees and team leaders for showing exceptional humanitarian support in difficult time to patients during their duty in Ziqitza Odisha scholarship programme 2020 organized here today.
Total 7 employees and 3 Cluster Leaders have been awarded for their distinguished efforts. Company also felicitates bright students of employee’s family who were top scorer in 10th examination.
The employees got felicitated on the occasion are Samir Kumar Tripathy, A Krishna Rao, Kiran Bhal, Chitaranjan Dash, Jatindra Patra, Sadashiba Pani and Binod Bhoi, and 3 cluster leaders are Pradeep Kumar Pradhan from Sambalpur, Sushanta Sarangi from Nayagarh and Sunil Kumar Padhi from Keonjhar .
Among the awardees Samir Kumar Tripathy is working as EMT at Khairaput Hospital in Malkangiri district. He has been known in the area for his selfless service. Donating blood to a pregnant women brought him lot accolades and love from all corners, subsequently praise by CM Naveen Patniak in a tweet made him star overnight.
Another employee is A. Krishna Rao, a 108 ambulance helper stationed at Mathili hospital of Malkangiri district. His noble works has brought many accolades for him at many occasions. It includes saving life by donating blood, taking stranger patients to hospital while carry all their expenses at his own.
Ziqitza Health Care limited currently operating 108 emergency ambulance services in all 30 district of Odisha through a fleet size of 512 ambulances strategically positioned across the state so as to respond timely to all calls for emergency patients transfer.
Over the last seven years, more than 26 lakh patients and over 25lakh pregnant and child have been served by 108 ambulance service. It also provides Boat Ambulance service in the water surrounded areas. This service is controlled through a state of the art control room at Bhubaneswar.