Free Hearse Service



FHS History


A project supported by Govt. of Tamil Nadu through IRCS – TNB to transport the Deceased (Corpse) from Govt. Hospitals/Medical Institutions to their homes/Crematorium/Burial Ground launched during February 2011 under Private Public Partnership mode.



To date, 5,59,539corpses were transported from Govt. Hospitals/Medical Institutions to various destinations across the State. Southern Railways have contributed their might in successful conduct of this Project throughout the State by transporting Corpses through Trains.



FREE HEARSE SERVICE an unique Project of the Government of Tamil Nadu has been providing free transportation to transport corpses from various Govt.Medical Teaching and Non Teaching Institutions to the places of the deceased at the request of their relatives in all 32 Districts of Tamil Nadu and even trans-border.