From now on, family members of the deceased need not plead for the mercy of private mortuary van operators to take bodies to their native places.
Bodies will be transported to the house of the deceased safely. This service will be available round the clock.Bodies will be taken to any part of the state from this hospital.Two drivers and two assistants were deputed to operate the van. A mobile phone was given to the driver.Moreover, the vehicle will not stop en route owing to shortage of petrol as the pre-paid petro card issued by the Indian Oil Corporation was issued to the driver to buy petrol in any part of the state, he added.
Toll free phone
An exclusive toll free telephone number 155377 was given to enable the public to avail this facility.
After post mortem, the bodies along with medical certificate will be handed over to family members of the deceased in any part of the state safely, he pointed out.