*Air craft of the air ambulance at Birsa Munda Airport, Ranchi on April 28,2023
First of its kind scheme of the Jharkhand government, air ambulance service has been kicked off. The Chief Minister Hemant Soren launched the air ambulance services from Birsa Munda Airport in Ranchi on Friday.
The air ambulance service will be regulated by the state civil aviation department, says Civil Aviation Director (Operations) Captain S P Sinha.
The air ambulance services will be available at Ranchi, Deoghar, Dumka, Bokaro, Dhanbad, Giridih and Jamshedpur.
The destinations for which these services will be applicable are New Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Varanasi, Lucknow and Tirupati.
To avail of the air ambulance service, you can contact - 918210594073 and 0651-4665515.
The service charge ranges from 3 lakh to Rs 8 lakh. For routes other than specified destinations, Rs 1.10 lakh will be charged on an hourly basis.
Ranchi to Kolkata will cost Rs 3 lakh while Ranchi to Tirupati or Chennai will cost Rs 8 lakh. The air ambulance service from Ranchi to Delhi will be provided at nearly Rs 5 lakh.