7th Pay Commission – Revised entitlement of wards in Railway empanelled Hospital

Government of India
Ministry of Railways
Railway Board

No. 2016/H-1/11/69/Hospital Recognition

New Delhi, Dated 08.05.2018

The General Managers,
All Indian Railways & Production Units.

Sub: Entitlement of Hospital Wards for Railway Medical beneficiaries in Railway empanelled Hospitals. 

The issue of revision of entitlement of wards in railway empanelled hospitals for railway medical beneficiaries as contained in para 5 of Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) circulated as an annexure to Board’s letter of even number dated 23.12.2016 has been under consideration of this Ministry.

2. Keeping in view the guidelines circulated by M/o Health & Family Welfare pursuant to acceptance of 7th Pay Commission (CPC), the matter has been examined in consultation with Finance Directorate of this Ministry and it has been decided that revised criteria for entitlement of wards in railway empanelled hospital for railway medical beneficiaries will be as under:

S. No. Corresponding basic pay drawn by the officer in
7th CPC per month
Upto Rs. 47,600/- General ward
Rs. 47,601/- to Rs. 63,100/- Semi-private ward
Rs. 63,101/- and above Private ward

3. This issues with the concurrence of the Finance Directorate of the Ministry of Railways (Railway Board).

(This disposes of Southern Railway’s letter No. MD.34/I/Referral Hospital dated 21.02.2018).

(Mrs. H. K. Sanhotra)
Joint Director-II/ Health