Former President A P J Abdul Kalam, is set to join the GVK EMRI's governing board as Chairman Emeritus.
"GVK EMRI 108 mission is indeed a mission of partnership of every human being to remove pain and give happiness. The 108 service should transform into a beautiful life saving mission throughout the nation," a GVK press release quoting Kalam said.
GVK Emergency Management and Research Institute (EMRI) chairman G V K Reddy expressed sincere gratitude to Kalam for his consent to be Chairman Emeritus and said that the former president's visionary guidance would help the organisation.
He reiterated the board’s commitment to strengthen the 108 emergency services and thanked all government partners of GVK EMRI for their ongoing support and partnership.