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Govrnment of India
Ministry of Labour & Employment
The ESI Corporation has given “In-Principle” approval for opening of new hospitals in the country including Tamil Nadu. The details of new ESI hospitals and dispensaries proposed to be opened is given in at Annexure-A. Fund allocated to new hospital projects is at Annexure – B. Funds are allotted by ESIC after receiving land from state government.
Generally Hospital projects take around 2-3 years for construction after the allotment of land by the concerned State Governments.
One new hospital has been sanctioned in Tamil Nadu (Tuticorin). Land has been allotted by the State Government.
THE DETAILS OF NEW ESI HOSPITALS AND DISPENSARIES
|Sl. No.||Name of Hospital||State|
|9||Sidkull area, Haridwar||Uttrakhand|
|10||Sidkul area, Udhamsingh Nagar||Uttrakhand|
|21||Lalru, SAS Nagar||Punjab|
DETAILS OF FUNDS ALLOCATED IN RESPECT OF NEW ESI HOSPITALS AND DISPENSARIES
|Sl. No.||Name of project||Sanctioned amount / funds allocated (Rs. in crs. )|
|1.||100 Bedded ESIC Hospital at Raipur, Chhattisgarh.||79.73|
|2.||100 Bedded ESIC Hospital at Korba, Chhattisgarh||56.31|
|3.||100 Bedded ESIC Hospital at Doddaballapur, Karnataka||81.38|
|4.||100 Bedded ESIC Hospital at Udaipur, Rajasthan||77.79|
|5.||100 Bedded ESIC Hospital at Angul, Odisha||64.47|
|6.||100 Bedded ESIC Hospital at Haldia W.B||57.17|
Note: Funds have not been allotted in respect of remaining new hospitals.
This information was given by Shri Santosh Kumar Gangwar, Minister of State (I/C) for Labour and Employment in a written reply in Rajya Sabha today.