ESI Hospital in Jharkhand
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF LABOUR AND EMPLOYMENT
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO: 1351
ANSWERED ON: 10.02.2020
ESI Hospitals Operating in Jharkhand
Chandra Prakash Choudhary Will the Minister of LABOUR AND EMPLOYMENT be pleased to state:-
(a)the number and details of ESI hospitals operating in Jharkhand at present, district-wise;
(b)whether the Government proposes to set up new ESI hospitals in Giridih and Bokaro districts of Jharkhand and if so, the details thereof and if not, the reasons therefor;
(c)the healthcare facilities provided by the Government to the workers in absence of ESI hospitals nearby; and
(d)the details of the places selected in this regard and quantum of funds earmarked and proposed to be released in this financial year for the purpose?
MINISTER OF STATE (IC) FOR LABOUR AND EMPLOYMENT
(SHRI SANTOSH KUMAR GANGWAR)
(a): At present, three Employees” State Insurance (ESI) hospitals are operational in the state of Jharkhand. The district-wise details are as under:
Sl. No. District Name of the Hospital
1. Dhanbad ESIS Hospital Maithan
2. East Singhbhum ESIC Hospital Adityapur
3. Ranchi ESIC Hospital Namkum
(b): No proposal has been received from the State Government of Jharkhand to set up new ESI hospital in the district of Giridih or Bokaro districts of the Jharkhand.
(c) & (d): In the absence of nearby ESI hospital, beneficiaries may avail health care facilities through hospitals empaneled by the state government under the ESI scheme or claim reimbursement from the state ESI scheme for the treatment availed by them.
Source: LOK SABHA