Rs.500 for bringing accident victims to hospitalsOctober 28th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 28 (IANS) Announcing a unique initiative, the district police in Haryana’s Hisar district have decided to give a cash incentive of Rs.500 to anyone who brings accident victims to hospital for treatment.
A police department spokesman said here Friday that the scheme has been launched to save lives.
He said that those bringing accident victims to hospitals will not be unnecessarily questioned by police.
No private hospital could refuse to admit road accident victims for treatment, the spokesman said.
“A written communication to this effect is being made by civil surgeon to all private hospitals,” he added.
Hisar is 300 km from Chandigarh.
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