Covid-19: Chandigarh fixes rates of private ambulance

Breach of the order to invite action, says DM

Covid-19: Chandigarh fixes rates of private ambulance

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Tribune Web Desk

Chandigarh, May 17

The Chandigarh Administration has fixed rates of private ambulance drivers or service providers to prevent any overcharging from the citizens for transporting the patients within and outside the city.

According to an order issued by District Magistrate Mandip Singh Brar, rates of hiring of ambulance will be as follows:

 

Any breach of this order shall invite action as per law, which may include cancellation of the driving licence of the ambulance driver, cancellation of the registration certificate of ambulance, impounding of the vehicle/ambulance, imposition of a penalty starting from minimum of Rs 50,000 in case of non-compliance of instructions.

 

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