Secretary General, General Insurance Council, Mumbai has stated that the G.I Council has commissioned a Consultant to study the problem and to suggest strategies to co-ordinate and improve efforts with regard to Road Safety, provision of ambulances, incidence management, traffic aid posts and medical aid facilities for implementing the High Way Emergency Response for providing immediate medical support to the victims of motor accidents etc., as a Pilot Project for a period of 2 years commencing from 1st April, 2013 and ending 31st March, 2015. He has also informed that the entire cost of the Pilot Project will be borne by the General Insurance Council and requested to implement the Pilot Project on NH 9 (Old NH 65) from Hyderabad to Vijayawada for providing immediate medical support to the victims of motor accidents.
The Transport Commissioner, has stated that the Pilot Project “Highway Emergency Relief & Accident Mitigation” to be implemented on NH 9 between General Insurance Council and the concessionaries (GMR Hyderabad Vijayawada Expressway Pvt Ltd and Swarna Tollway Private Limited), National Highway Authority of India (NHAI), Police and Health Department and the Transport Department have no objection to the proposed project which is being done in public interest.
After careful consideration of the proposal, Government, hereby accord permission to the proposal of General Insurance Council, Mumbai for setting up of Pilot Project on “Highway Emergency Relief & Accident Mitigation on NH 9 (New NH 65)” from Hyderabad to Vijayawada by General Insurance Council, subject to the following conditions that:-
(i) the Addl. D.G, Road Safety Authority / DGP, AP, Hyderabad shall deploy Special Police Officers as additional staff on consolidated pay as per the norms, train, authorise, deploy and use them during the project period of 20 months on NH 9 (New NH 65) from Hyderabad to Vijayawada
(ii) the staff deployed as Special Police Officers to man and shall operate the equipment supplied by General Insurance Council to improve road signage’s etc and assist the authorities in implementing the interventions for prevention of accidents.
(iii) to set up call centre with Unique Toll Number as suggested by NHAI. (Proposed No. 1033).
(iv) the concerned authorities are authorized for data sharing with the call centres in relation to accident prevention like Breathanlyser Tests, Speed Gun Tests and Checking for overcrowding and over loading etc., so that such comprehensive data can be utilized to frame a suitable nation-wise initiative / scheme in public interest.
(v) component envisages on improving the Ambulance services as per NHAI norms.
The Secretary General, General Insurance Council, Church gate, Mumbai shall take further necessary action in the matter accordingly.
G.O.Ms.No. 91 Dated: 26.09.2013.
Read the following.
1. From the Secretary General, General Insurance Council, Churchgate, Mumbai Letter Dt. 21.3.2013 and 8.4.2013.
2. From the Chief General Manager (Tech) RO- Hyderabad, NHAI, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad Lr.No.NHAI/RO-HYD/11021/2/
Hyd-Vij/1/G/5596, Dt. 28.06.2013.
3. U.O.Note No.4785/R.II (1)/2013, Dt. 06.07.2013, T.R&B(R.II) Dept.
4. From the DGP, Hyderabad Lr.Rc.No.27/ADGP/RS/2013, Dt.11.07.2013.
5. From the Transport Commissioner, AP Hyderabad Lr.No.
4190/RSC/2013, Dt. 14.08.2013.