Emergency Services in Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad nestled near the bank of Sabarmati River, is the largest city in Gujarat. The population of the city is over forty eight lakhs and plays an important role in textile trade of India. The other names for this popular city situated in the western region of India are Amdavad and Karnavati. This city celebrates its diversified vibrant culture thru various rich cultural festivals like Navaratri, Uttarayan (On 14 Jan 14 and is also known as Festival of Kites) and Rathyatra (Car Festival of Jagannath). The best time to visit this city is during the winter seasons (November to February every year). The summers are moist and hot and the monsoons are heavy in nature. Ahmedabad busy bustling city is geared up to meet any exigencies when it arises thru its various divisions of emergency services.
Emergency Services in Ahmedabad
A city employs and maintains emergency services in order to safeguard the safety of the public and ensure that medical exigencies are addressed when they occur due to various events. Most emergency services are there for specific purpose, while others are present to support the normal functions of a public organization and create awareness among the community. Once the general public is informed they would be in a position to inform the emergencies and aid would come quickly to combat the situation.


In Ahmedabad emergency service can be categorized into three basic groups which are:

Police Service in Ahmedabad

The police service protects the community and people from crime and also monitors whether the rules and regulations are maintained by the general public and peace and harmony is maintained in the community. The police station numbers in Ahmedabad are:
  • Emergency Police Code-    100
  •  Police Station for Women in Karanj - 25500645
  • Main Control Room for Ahmedabad -    25623925, 25630100 to 500
  •  Police Crime Branch-22120485
  • Traffic Police Branch-25507607
  • Ahmedabad Police Commissioner-25633636
  • Amraiwadi Police Station Phone No-22770280, 22779305
  • Bapunagar Police Station Phone No-22700585, 22700701
  • Ellisbridge Police Station Phone No-26578202, 26582784
  • Kalupur     Police Station Phone No -22167530, 22122870
  • Maninagar Police Station Phone No-25460089, 25450058
  • Naranpura Police Station Phone No-27472043, 27499640
  • Naroda Police Station Phone No -22821480, 22815814
  • Navarangpura Police Station Phone No-26440698, 26445231, 26569999
  • Odhav Police Station Phone No-    22871091, 22971718
  • Sabarmati Police Station Phone No-27506819, 27517887
  • Shahibaug Police Station Phone No-22868025, 22885290
  • Shahpur Police Station Phone No -25500645, 25601132
  • Vatva Police Station Phone No-    25830074, 25710550
  • Saherkotda Police Station Phone No-22111632, 22111633, 22111634, 22111635, 22111636, 22111637, 22111638, 22111639

Fire Stations in Ahmedabad

When there is fire exigency in the city of Ahmedabad the firefighters risk their life to save the life of the common people living in Gujarat. These trained fire service personnel are also used to provide emergency support for events which result from natural calamities. These fire service personnel are trained in their field and use the current technology and equipment to combat the situation.
  • Memnagar Fire Station-27417203 or 101
  • Sabarmati Fire Station-  27506795 or 101
  • Odhav Fire Station- 22875434 or 101
Other important numbers where fire emergency might occur due to LPG leakage or electric short circuit are:
  • L.P.G. Leakage Service
  • Shahibaug Off. (Bharat Gas)-, 25620857, 25620732
  • Emergency Service Cell-    25509685, 25505320

Important Electricity Contact Numbers

  • Amaraiwadi Area-22771089
  • City Area-25502843
  • Central    Ahmedabad Area-25502843
  • Naranpura Area-27492222
  • Electricity Maintenance Department-25502881
  • Vasna Phone Number-    26608168
  • Thaltej    Phone Number-    26466220
  • Naroda Phone Number-    22162201
  • Odhav    Phone Number-    22870965
  • Shahpur Phone Number-25502843
  •  Lal Darwaja Phone Number-25502881
  • Sabarmati Phone Number-27505331

Important  Emergency Medical Services

When emergency incidents occur the healthcare infrastructure of the city is put to test. A medical emergency service comprises of several sectors which work together to help the city operates smoothly. These services consist of Ambulance services, emergency hospitals and blood banks. The helpline for these services are:
  • Ambulance Service Help lines in Ahmedabad
  • Main Helpline for Ambulance is 102
  • Missiona Life India -9825006000
  • Navdeep -27543333, 27544004
  • Night Ambulance Service-26583040, 26582040
  • Karuna    26425294
  • Sadvichar Parivar    22880450, 22881468
  • Long Life -26587736, 26587737, 26587738, 26587739
  • Dr. Jivraj Mehta Hospital Ambulance Service-26639839, 26639840

Helpline Details of Hospitals and Nursing Homes

The ambulance emergency service of Ahmedabad transports the wounded and the ill to these below hospitals and nursing homes. Now days most hospitals and nursing homes have their own respective ambulance services and are equipped with state of the art healthcare facility to offer relief to the patient.
  • Apollo Hospitals e-mail : akshayapollo@icenet.net and 55701800, 55701801
  • Arvind Shah Memorial Hospital-    22871382
  • Asha Foundation -9879877281
  • Arogya Niketan General Hospital- 25850158
  • Chandrabhan Hospital -27451819
  • Cancer Hospital-22881454, 22881455, 22881456 ,22881457, 22881458
  • Civil Hospital-22683721, 22683722
  • Civil Hospital (Kidney)    22881468
  • Dr. Jivraj Mehta Smarak Health Foundation-26639839, 26639840
  • E.S.I.C. (Chest)-    22743935
  • E.M.S. (Ahmedabad)-    1066
  • E.S.I.C. (General)-22743935
  • Gulabbhai Hospital-2339055
  • Govt. Dental College & Hospital-22880631
  • Heart Foundation & Research Inst-26575555
  • Jubilee Hospital    -22141080
  • Jagmohan Hospital-079-27540336
  •  L.G.Hospital (Maninagar)-22169980
  • Leprosy Hospital-25832309
  • Mental Hospital    25622485
  • V.S.Hospital Ellisbridge-    26577621, 26577622, 26577623, 26577623, 26577624
  •  Rajasthan Hospital-22866311, 22866312, 22866313, 22861806, 22861807, 22861808
  •  Shardaben Hospital-22164261 to 63
  • Krishna Heart Institute-    (02717) 32880 ( 5 Lines), 23732877 to 81
  • Karnavati Hospital-26575501, 26575502, 26575503
  •  Polio Foundation-22140976, 22142851
  • Prerna Hospital-26401332
  •  Sterling Hospital-27418282, 27410607
  • SAL Hospital-26845600, 26845971
  • Medilink Hospital-26743051, 26762821
  • Paraplegic Hospital-22882258

Eye Banks and their Specialized Hospitals

During emergency services certain patients might face complication in the eyes and the eye banks and their specialized hospitals are present in Ahmedabad to provide relief.
  • Lion Sharad Mehta Eye Bank-27450633, 27413333
  • Lion District Eye Bank-27450633
  • Sadvichar Parivar Eye Hosp. (Naroda)-22811476
  • Sadvichar Parivar Eye Hosp.-26585260, 26585290
  • Nagari Hospital-    26466724
  • Arman Eye Hospital-26443935
  • L.K.S.V. Patel Eye Hospital-(902717)64258/64324, 23764052

Blood Banks in Ahmedabad

Blood is a vital necessity in any emergency situation. The below blood banks in Ahmedabad provide the necessary supply of blood to keep the patients alive and healthy.
  • Amin Laboratory-2432933
  • Citizen Blood Bank-2427640
  •  Indu Blood bank-2437676
  • Jalaram Blood Bank at KG Children Hospital-2438130
  • Surat Blood Bank-2423835
  • Red Cross International-    1919
  • Red Cross International    26643833, 26609625
  • Green Cross Blood Bank (24 Hrs.)-27481057
In conclusion it may be added that the residents of Ahmedabad have also contributed as volunteers and helped to combat various emergency situations that have occurred in recent time. Also various components of the emergency service unite to perform their duties and help the city get back to normal life as fast as possible.

Ahmedabad with its efficient emergency services can handle exigencies of any magnitude with the cooperation of its residents.

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