Setting up of CGHS Wellness Centres – Lok Sabha QA
Setting up of CGHS Wellness Centres – Criteria, State/ UT-wise & city-wise details of CGHS Wellness Centres in the country and details about beneficiaries of Rajasthan State
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 2899
TO BE ANSWERED ON 12TH MARCH, 2021
SETTING UP OF CGHS WELLNESS CENTRES
2899. SHRI BHAGIRATH CHOUDHARY:
SHRI SUMEDHANAND SARASWATI:
SHRIMATI POONAMBEN MAADAM:
Will the Minister of HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE be pleased to state:
(a) the details of the criteria fixed to set up dispensaries/hospitals under Central Government Health Scheme (CGHS) in the country along with the details thereof;
(b) the details of the dispensaries/hospitals currently functional under CGHS in the country, location-wise and State-wise;
(c) the total number of beneficiaries who received treatment under CGHS facility in Rajasthan under the said scheme during the last five years along with the district-wise details of the beneficiaries thereof;
(d) whether the Government has made any assessment with regard to availability of CGHS dispensaries in various cities in proportion to the number of eligible beneficiaries, if so, the details and the outcome thereof along with the corrective steps taken by the Government thereon;
(e) whether the Government proposes to set up new dispensaries/ hospitals in the districts with more than 1000 beneficiaries under CGHS; and
(f) if so, the time by which these dispensaries/ hospitals are likely to be set up?
THE MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE (SHRI ASHWINI KUMAR CHOUBEY)
(a): The norms for opening a new Wellness Centre under CGHS are as under:-
I. In an existing CGHS City:-
For opening 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.
Opening of new CGHS Wellness Centre(s) is considered as per extant norms & subject to availability of resources.
(b): A statement showing CGHS Wellness Centres / Hospitals in the country is at Annexure-I.
(c): A statement showing total number of beneficiaries who received treatment under CGHS facility in Rajasthan during the last five years is at Annexure-II.
(d): No such assessment has been done.
(e) & (f): Presently, there is no such proposal
State/ UT-wise and city-wise details of CGHS Wellness Centres in the country
|State / Union Territory||City||Allopathic Dispensary||AYUSH Units||Poly Clinics||CGHS Hospitals|
|Delhi||Delhi||87||34||4||4 (1 AYUSH)|
|Jammu & Kashmir (UT)||Jammu||2|
[N.B. (*) asterisk mark shows Wellness Centre(s) under the administrative control of CGHS, Delhi]
Total number of CGHS Beneficiaries, who availed treatment under CGHS in Rajasthan during last five years
[*CGHS has taken over postal dispensaries at Jodhpur, Kota and Ajmer from 1.4.2019 and CGHS Wellness Centres are functional in these cities since then.]
Source: Lok Sabha