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Abdul Kalam joins GVK EMRI board

Posted on Nov 30, 06:10PM | IBNS

Former Indian President A.P.J Abdul Kalam has joined the Governing Board of GVK EMRI as Chairman Emeritus.

Kalam sharing his vision said: "GVK EMRI 108 mission is indeed a 'mission of partnership of every human being to remove the pain and give happiness'. The 108 service should transform into a beautiful life saving mission throughout the nation."

Speaking on the occasion, GVK Reddy, Chairman GVK EMRI, said that the visionary guidance of Dr. Kalam will help the organization to add to the organization's capability in being a premier provider of all kinds of emergencies - medical, police, fire or disasters.

He reiterated the Board's commitment to strengthen the 108 emergency services and thanked all government partners of GVK EMRI for their ongoing support and partnership.

GVK Emergency Management and Research Institute (GVK EMRI) a non-profit Organization, having its headquarters in Secunderabad, A.P, was started in 2005, with a vision to provide integrated Emergency Response Services through a toll free number '108' to every citizen of India under Public Private Partnership (PPP) framework.

The service being provided in Public Private Partnership with respective state governments is free to the citizens.