Why Ambulance Service Named as 108 ?

 108 Ambulance service was introduced by Y R Rajashakar reddy, Do you know why it was named as 108? It was not kept somply like 100,101 toll free number, There is a big reason behind this naming, As per Bible "Matthew 10:8" Chapter you will find the Jesus sayings that "heal the sick" you can find through this link (Click Here) as YSR is a christian he named this service as 108.

Ans some people say that Friendship means give help its sub total 
 (6+18+9+5+14+4+19+8+9+16) is 108

Anyways there are several reasons behind this simple number 108 :)