The Transport Department of CIHSR is a department of service responsible for transportation-related matters in the Institute. The department is one of the vital administrative departments which cater to transport requirements for all the other departments, both clinical and non-clinical. The department is headed by the administrative officer and reports to the Deputy Director – Administration.
The Institute’s drivers are also provided a set of guidelines and maintenance activities to be carried out on a daily basis. Prioritizing safety, one of the basic rules of safe vehicle operation is that the driver is familiar with both the vehicle and its capabilities. The day-to-day condition of the vehicle is of paramount importance for safe operation, with the final responsibility for care resting on the driver who operates the vehicle. Thus, the recruitment of drivers is carefully scrutinized and planned.
The department offers transportation service to all the other departments as well as individual requirements as and when it is feasible. Some of the common activities of the department are: