New Delhi: From Monday onwards, ‘Rakshita’ — a bike ambulance developed indigenously — will save lives of injured CRPF personnel deputed in remote and inhospitable areas like the Maoist-hit states or insurgency affected Northeast regions of the country.
Carefully custom built to the needs of emergency evacuation, ‘Rakshita’ is built on a Royal Enfield Classic 350CC bike.
It comes with a quick fit in and fit out casualty evacuation seat (CSE) that has customised design reclining, hand immobilizer and harness jacket, physiological parameter measuring equipment with monitoring capability and auto warning system for driver.
Dashboard mounted LCD for measuring vital parameters, air splint medical and oxygen kit, saline and oxygen administration on the move, adjustable footrest, and hand and foot strap for safety are among the other features of ‘Rakshita’.
These equipment make ‘Rakshita’ an on the spot medical care and injured transport system which is not…