GANDERBAL – The Deputy Commissioner (DC) Ganderbal, Shyambir today inaugurated the free E-Rickshaw Service for the general public at District Hospital, here.
This free E-Rickshaw Service is an initiative of the NGO Authrout that has been kickstarted for the convenience of the patients and attendants who had to walk from main road Duderhama to District Hospital by foot.
On the occasion Bashir Nadvi, Chairman Authrout apprised the DC that these E- Rickshaws will provide their services along this stretch, and will be free of cost.
Pertinently, E-Rickshaw has a purchase cost of Rs 1.20 lakh, and will provide a mileage of 70km per charge. The charging points have also been set up in the District Hospital.
Speaking on the occasion, the DC appreciated the efforts of the NGO Authrout for providing such service in this district, and said that it has been very hectic for patients as well as for the attendants to travel from main road to Hospital and E-Rickshaw service will make it easy and convenient for them.
He also appealed to the general public to take benefit of this service while visiting District Hospital.
The DC along with MS DH and Chairman Authrout also took a short ride in the Rickshaw in the premises of District Hospital for checking its comfort and reliability.
MS, DH, Dr. Nighat, Chairman Authrouth, Bashir Nadvi, and Civil Society Convener, Dr. Khurshid and officials from District Hospital were also present on the occasion.