Setting up of CGHS Dispensaries/Hospitals – Lok Sabha QA
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Government of India
Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
29-November-2019 12:47 IST
Setting up of CGHS Dispensaries/Hospitals
The norms for establishment of new Wellness Centre under CGHS are as under:-
I. In an existing CGHS City:-
For opening of a new CGHS Wellness Centre in an existing CGHS City, there has to be a minimum of 2000 Card holders (serving employees of Central Government and Central Civil Pensioners).
II. Extension of CGHS to a new City:-
For extension of CGHS to a new City, there has to be a minimum of 6000 Card holders.
At present, there is no such proposal. Opening of new CGHS Wellness Centre is considered as per the extant norms in this regard, subject to availability of resources.
The Minister of State (Health and Family Welfare), Sh Ashwini Kumar Choubey stated this in a written reply in the Lok Sabha here today.