Friday, 29 November 2019

Extension of CGHS Dispensaries/Hospitals

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

Extension 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).

Also check: NPS covered pensioners allowed to use CGHS facilities without any bar of minimum qualification service

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.

Source: PIB

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