Establishing of new CGHS Wellness Centre in Himachal Pradesh

Tuesday, January 2 2018

Establishing of new CGHS Wellness Centre in Himachal Pradesh
Smt. Viplove Thakur
Will the Minister of HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE be pleased to state :-
(a) the norms for establishment of new Wellness Centre under CGHS;
(b) the details of existing Wellness Centres in Himachal Pradesh, location-wise;
(c) whether Government proposes to establish a new Wellness Centre by relaxing the norms in district Kangra, where a number of CGHS beneficiaries are facing great difficulty due to non-availability of CGHS Wellness Centre; and
(d) if so, the details thereof and if not, the reasons therefor?
ANSWER
THE MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE (SHRI ASHWINI KUMAR CHOUBEY)
(a): The norms for establishment of new Wellness Centre under CGHS are as under:-
i. In an existing CGHS:- 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 Pensioner).
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.
(b): There is one CGHS Wellness Centre located at Shimla in Himachal Pradesh.
(c): There is no such proposal.
(d): The resources under CGHS are fully committed and its is not possible at present to extend CGHS network to areas that are presently not covered even with the existing criteria.
Source: RAJYA SABHA http://www.stategovernmentnews.in/establishing-new-cghs-wellness-centre-himachal-pradesh/ 2018-01-02T03:14:04+00:00 admin Himachal Pradesh CGHS,CGHS Wellness Centre,Himachal Pradesh,Himachal Pradesh Government News,Rajya Sabha Establishing of new CGHS Wellness Centre in Himachal Pradesh GOVERNMENT OF INDIA MINISTRY OF HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE RAJYA SABHA QUESTION NO 443 ANSWERED ON 19.12.2017 Establishing of new CGHS Wellness Centre in Himachal Pradesh Smt. Viplove Thakur Will the Minister of HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE be pleased to state :- (a) the norms for establishment of new...