Directorate General of CGHS has favourably considered the representations of CGHS beneficiaries residing in NCR towns of Noida, Ghaziabad, Gurgaon and Faridabad to make available the life saving medicines and anti cancer medicines at the CGHS wellness Center itself. Until now, these medicines are to be obtained only from Medical Store Depot (MSD), Gole Market, New Delhi. The full text of the Office Memorandum F.No: 1-32/2012-13/CGHS/MSD/IMP dated 24.07.2012 issued in this regard is as follows.
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF HEALTH & FAMILY WELFARE
DIRECTORATE GENERAL OF CGHS
No: F.No. 1-32/2012-13/CGHS/MSD/IMP
Dated the 24th July, 2012
OFFICE MEMORANDUMSubject: Distribution of Life Saving Medicines/Anti Cancer Medicines to CGHS beneficiaries in NCR towns at Wellness Center level.
The undersigned is directed to refer to the subject mentioned above and to state that the Ministry has been receiving requests from CGHS beneficiaries residing in the NCR towns of NOIDA, Ghaziabad, Gurgaon and Faridabad, for providing the delivery of life saving medicines/anti cancer medicines at the CGHS Wellness Centre level as against the present system in which these are provided at the Medical Store Depot (MSD). Gole Market, New Delhi. In view of the hardships faced by the CGHS beneficiaries in collecting the above medicines, it has been considered sympathetically by the Ministry and it has now been decided to arrange delivery of the life saving drugs and anti cancer drugs to the CGHS beneficiaries in the above cities at the CGHS Wellness Centre level.
The life saving medicines and anti cancer medicines will be delivered at the Wellness Centre by the supplier between 11AM to 1 PM on third day of placing the indent. The beneficiaries can collect their indented medicines from the Wellness Centre accordingly. In case of emergency they can also collect medicines from Medical Store Depot (MSD), Gole Market, New Delhi, itself on the next working day after due confirmation from the Medical Store Depot(MSD).
Deputy Secretary to the Government of India