Government of India today gifted 41 ambulances and 6 school buses to government and not-for-profit organizations in 30 districts of Nepal.
On the occasion of 151st Gandhi Jayanti, Ambassador of India to Nepal, Vinay Mohan Kwatra, paid tribute to Mahatma Gandhi by placing flowers at his statue situated in the Embassy premises.
The Embassy, continuing the tradition of gifting of ambulances and school buses, handed over forty-one ambulances and six school buses to various governmental and non-governmental, not for profit organizations working in the field of health and education. These organizations are spread across 30 districts of Nepal, including remote districts.
The Embassy has a long-standing tradition of gifting ambulances and school buses to government and not for profit institutions every year to support grassroots medical access. Since 1994, the Embassy of India has gifted nearly 823 ambulances, including those gifted today.