Shri Bhupender Yadav launches Chemotherapy Services in 30 ESIC Hospitals across the country

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Union Minister for Labour & Employment and Environment, Forest and Climate Change Shri Bhupender Yadav launched Chemotherapy Services in 30 ESIC Hospitals across the country during the 191st meeting of the ESI Corporation at ESIC Headquarters in New Delhi today .

Shri Yadav said  the launch is a step in the direction of realising Pime Minister Shri Narendra Modiji’s vision of all-round welfare of our Shram Yogis in India’s Amrit Kaal. With the start of in-house Chemotherapy Services, insured workers and their dependents will be able to get better cancer treatment at ease.

The Union Minister also Inaugurated a Control Room with Dashboards of ESIC. The dashboards will ensure better monitoring of resources and beds at ESIC hospitals, current status of ongoing construction projects, etc.

Shri Yadav said ESI Corporation has decided that to ensure the availability of skilled medical professionals in ESIC Hospitals, ESIC will take further its work in the field of medical education. He said the new ESIC Medical Colleges and Hospitals will be established after assessing the requirement. So far, 8 medical colleges, 2 dental colleges, 2 nursing colleges and one para-medical college have been established and are being run by ESIC , he added.

Various agenda items pertaining to improvement in Medical Care Services, Administration, Financial Matters were deliberated upon and decided in the meeting alongwith review of on-going construction projects.

In principle approval to set up 15 new ESI Hospitals, 78 ESI Dispensaries, increase in bed strength at ESIC Hospital, Beltola, Assam, ESIC Medical College & Hospital, K. K. Nagar, Chennai, Tamil Nadu and ESIC Medical College & Hospital, Faridabad, Haryana was given in the meeting.

Shri Yadav released Citizen Charter, Manual of Audit & Accounts of ESIC, Referral Policy and Equipment Policy during the programme.

Shri Yadav also felicitated 5 iGoT learners of ESIC who topped on the iGOT  (Karmyogi Bharaat) learning platform from the ESIC Offices of Rajasthan, Kerala and Bengaluru. The platform aims at promoting capacity development among civil services.

Ms. Dola Sen, Member of Parliament, Shri Ram Kirpal Yadav, Member of Parliament,  Ms. Arti Ahuja, Secretary (L&E), Dr.Rajendra Kumar, Director General alongwith Principal Secretaries/Secretaries of the state governments, representatives of employers, employees and other ESI Corporation members attended the meeting.



Source PIB