The objective of these ambulances are to provide timely transportation to patients who require next level of medical treatment in higher healthcare facility This facilitates an integrated and comprehensive health care management providing high-end ambulatory transportation for appropriate care.

While 450 dedicated inter facility transfer ambulances are operated in Assam, special initiative in some other states like Tamilnadu, Chhattisgarh, Himachal Pradesh, Meghalaya has been dedicated for this purpose as a part of 108 Emergency Response Service.