IIT-M designed ambulance put into service
Chennai: Neonatal ambulances developed by the Indian Institute of Technology Madras, were formally inducted into the services of Health and Family Welfare Department for transporting newborn babies across Tamilnadu.
The design and recommendations of the Healthcare Technology Innovation Centre, IIT-M, was involved in transportation of new born babies and in covering safety and functionality of the ambulances, an IIT Madras statement said.
"Research projects that yield direct and immediate benefit to the public form an important element of IITM's contributions to society," IIT Madras Director, Professor Bhaskar Ramamurthi said.
"In this context, it gives us great satisfaction that our design for ambulances meant for transporting newborns that need care has been deployed in our home State," he added.