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313 km long Green Corridor tomorrow as Ambicapatty resident to be shifted to Nemcare in Guwahati by road

71-year-old Era Choudhury is currently admitted to JJIMS in Meherpur Silchar. The Ambicapatty resident was admitted to the ICU of the hospital on May 25 and is suffering from ‘Atypical Pneumonia’. She is a diabetic and has a history of hypertension.

Son of Era Choudhury, Soumen Choudhury has decided to shift the patient from Silchar to Guwahati. In this context, he has requested the district administration to facilitate a Green Corridor for the Ambulance to ply freely from Meherpur to Nemcare Super Speciality Hospital in Bhangagarh, Guwahati a 313-kilometer journey. The Cachar district administration decided to facilitate the Green Corridor and asked the Superintendent of Police, Cachar to take adequate measures.

The order issued by Cachar district administration states, “With reference to the subject cited above, I am to inform you that Smt Era Choudhury age (71years) residence of Ambicapatty Silchar is admitted in JJIMS Hospital Meherpur and her condition is serious at present. Family members have already arranged everything for Road Transportation of the patient by tomorrow on 15th June, 2021 at 8.00am. The details of the vehicle are as following:- (1) Ambulance No- AS-01 KC-6954 (2) Innova Car No- AS-2021-TR-2075. In this connection, I would like to request you to arrange Green Corridor for transportation of the patients from JJIMS Hospital, Meherpur to Neemcare.”

This journey from Meherpur to Guwahati on National Highway 6 is via Meghalaya. Superintendent of Police, Cachar, Vaibhav Chandrakant Nimbalkar said that he has had a word with his counterparts in Meghalaya and requested them to facilitate the smooth passage of vehicles. “Cachar Police will guard the ambulance and clear roads till the Meghalaya border and from there, the officials of the neighbouring state will coordinate,” informed Nimbalkar.

The State Nodal Officer, Government of Meghalaya has been marked a copy by the DDMA Cachar. Within the jurisdiction of Meghalaya, the state’s officials will have to coordinate the smooth passage of the Ambulance and the supporting vehicle. Once the vehicles reach Assam again, the Deputy Commissioner of Kamrup will facilitate a green corridor for the vehicle to reach Nemcare smoothly.

This will become one of the longest Green Corridors in the Northeast for a medical emergency.

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