Placeholder canvas
Igniting Ideas For impact

Embarking on a transformative journey through six chapters, we traverse India's landscape, exploring pioneering startups and their revolutionary...

5 months

Cops Play Midwife and Help Woman Deliver Her Baby in PCR Van

Cops Play Midwife and Help Woman Deliver Her Baby in PCR Van

The woman gave birth to a healthy baby boy in the PCR van while being rushed to the hospital.

A 23-year-old woman delivered a healthy baby inside a Delhi PCR van while she was being rushed to the hospital on Sunday morning from Subzi Mandi station.

Aarti was travelling with her in-laws to Smallkha, Panipat from Gwalior by Dadri Express when her water sac broke. Her in-laws informed the ticket-collector, who called the control room. The request was then transferred to the police.

At 5.28 am on Sunday morning, the police got a call asking for medical help at the Subzi Mandi Railway Station.

A PCR van was arranged and it drove up to the platform as other travellers carried Aarti out of the train.

Untitled design

Head constable Sanjeev and constable Sanjay took the woman into the van on a stretcher. With the help of the cops, Aarti gave birth to a baby boy in the PCR van itself. They even made arrangement for towels and hot water for the newborn.

You can also read: This Cop & Auto-Rickshaw Driver Went Door-to-Door in Delhi to Find a Lost Child His Home

“Without losing a single minute, PCR took her to Hindu Rao Hospital where both mother and child are safe,” said R K Singh, DCP (PCR) in an interview given to Deccan Herald.

While Aarti’s in-laws cannot stop thanking the two cops, Special Commissioner (Operations) Sanjay Beniwal has also declared awards for both of them.

In order to tackle such emergencies, Delhi Police plan to deploy all-women PCR units; eight women drivers have already been selected after a series of tests.

Like this story? Or have something to share? Write to us:, or connect with us on Facebook and Twitter (@thebetterindia).

This story made me

  • feel inspired icon
  • more aware icon
  • better informative icon
  • do something icon

Tell Us More

We bring stories straight from the heart of India, to inspire millions and create a wave of impact. Our positive movement is growing bigger everyday, and we would love for you to join it.

Please contribute whatever you can, every little penny helps our team in bringing you more stories that support dreams and spread hope.

Support the biggest positivity movement section image Support the biggest positivity movement section image
Sign in to get free benefits
  • Get positive stories daily on email
  • Join our community of positive ambassadors
  • Become a part of the positive movement