New Delhi – State-run Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Ltd (ONGC) on 21 Aug launched ‘Make way for Ambulance’ campaign to sensitise the people to allow ambulances on a busy traffic route.
The three-day awareness campaign is part of ONGC’s corporate social responsibility initiative in partnership with a Mumbai-based not-for-profit organisation – Humanitarian Welfare and Research Foundation (HWRF), a company release said.
The release claimed that through the initiative around 24,000 lives could be saved every year if vehicle drivers give way to ambulances. The drive will create awareness among the vehicle drivers The drivers should move to the left and drive slowly to make way for ambulances. This will enable the patients reach hospitals in emergencies.
ONGC and HWARF will be distributing car tags, car cushions, and T-shirts at traffic junctions to around two thousand vehicle drivers at six prominent places in Delhi viz Vasant Kunj, Moti Bagh, Munirka, Fortis Hospital, Kishangarh and Vasant Vihar.
“ONGC is keen to lend its might behind this vital campaign which can save lives, ” ONGC Human Resource Director Alka Mittal said.