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Emergency Services in Rishikesh

Rishikesh is well adept to any emergency services for its locals and the tourists who are found in large numbers all-year-round. With many blood banks, hospitals, ambulances on call, fire stations and police stations providing their expert services to the locals, any emergency is usually taken care of. Many hotline numbers are in service for the convenience of the locals who may need such emergency services.

Emergency in Rishikesh

Fire Stations in Rishikesh

With Rishikesh having a thick jungle covered mountain area, fire stations are found in great numbers to stop any natural calamities that may occur. With many temples and devotees considering anything and everything sacred in this holy town, it is common to see people burning incense sticks near dry leaves and creating potential dangers. Fire stations are available on emergency in all areas of in and around Rishikesh. The following are some places where the services of a fire brigade can be accessed.
  • Fire station- BSNL Colony
  • Fire station- IDPL Colony
  • Police fire station- Dehradun (a few kilometers from Rishikesh).
Rishikesh Fire Station
Shail Vihar Rishikesh
Rishikesh – 249409
Ph: +(91)-1334-2430101

Air Ambulances in Rishikesh

Rishikesh is located at the foothills of the Himalayas. Set in a rustic low temperature place, civilization is not as advanced in this quaint little holy city of India as one might expect thanks to the large number of tourists who visit the city all-year-round. Since, the roads are more rural, normal ambulances are not found on emergency services. The government has taken care to use air ambulances to rescue people in need and for medical purposes in the city of Rishikesh. Some of the services provided by these air ambulances equipped with flying ICU are: -
  • Medical support 24/7 with all multi-specialty services.
  • Doctors and aero- nurses available in the air ambulances.
  • Inter- hospital care (ICU to ICU transfer) and cardiac emergencies taken care of.
  • Babies and children emergencies taken care of
Phone number: - 09540 16 13 44, 09845 44 66 34, 09645 744 117

Blood Banks in Rishikesh

To increase awareness amongst the people of Rishikesh, many blood donation camps are organized in the city where people are made aware about the lack of blood banks in the city itself. With just one blood bank in the city, the medical officers and the government are trying to change the destitute scene of blood donation by organizing awareness camps. Meanwhile one blood bank in Rishikesh itself and various blood banks in Dehradun are trying to suffice the needs of the people in the hospitals.

Shanti Parpan Sharma
SPS Govt. Hospital
Dehradun road, Rishikesh
Ph.: 09412403065, 0819189123

24 hours Pharmacies in Rishikesh

Some pharmacies are open 24 hours a day in Rishikesh for emergencies: -

Nirmal Ashram Pharmacy
Mayakund, Rishikesh

Uniyal Medical Store

Bansal Medicos

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    Pawan from Riskhash 600 Days ago

    We have required the ambulance service

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