​​Upgradation of standalone Government AYUSH Hospitals at District/Sub-District Level (other than PHCs/CHCs/DHs)​​ (8 Hospitals)


​​Introduction

National AYUSH Mission aims to provide cost effective and equitable AYUSH health care throughout the country by improving access to the services.​  In order to reach this goal, NAM envisages too provide cost effective AYUSH Services, with a universal access through upgrading AYUSH Hospitals and Dispensaries; by focussing on core competency areas of AYUSH.​  NAM provides for financial assistance to the state government for upgradation of existing AYUSH Hospitals.

​​Components Financial Assistance for Upgradation of standalone Government AYUSH Hospitals at District/Sub-District Level (other than PHCs/CHCs/DHs)​​ ​


(i) One Time Grant :  
Up to Rs 75.00 lakhs for undertaking construction, renovation of existing premises; furniture, fixtures, equipments, etc. subject to the condition that expenditure on
addition/ alteration of existing premises will not exceed 75 per cent of the total amount.​
i(ii) Recurring Grant (per annum)

Rs. 0.70 Lakhs per annum as lump sum contingency fund

Rs. 4.50 Lakhs per annum for procurement of drugs, medicines, diet and other ​consumables.​​​

iii. State may engage the following personnel as per their need and salary may be
decided as per the local criteria:
a. AYUSH Specialists having PG qualifications- 2 (two)
b. AYUSH Medical Officer-1 (one)
c. AYUSH Pharmacists- 2 (two)
d. Para Medical Staff- Masseurs- 2 (two),
e. Kshar Sutra Attendant-1/ Stri Roga Attendant- 1/Ilaj-bid-Tadbir attendant/Thokkanam attendant-1/Homoeopathy Attendant-1/Yoga Attendant-1​

iv. Subject to the conditions that the additional requirement of personnel shall be assessed and projected keeping in view the personnel already in position. All the appointments will be contractual and the Central Government’s liability will be limited to the extent of Central Share admissible for the cost on salary for the mission period.​

2009-10

Upgradation of 09 Government AYUSH Hospitals (other than PHCs/CHCs/DHs) at the district level was sanctioned by the Government of India under the Centrally sponsored scheme during 2009-10 vide GOI letter No. R-14012/47/2009 H & D Cell dated 08.03.2010.  Currently, the scheme involves  a grant-in-aid ​of Rs. 8.16 lakhs per annum for the engagement of 8 AYUSH personnel.  However, the SAAP in 2014-15 involved continuation of posts actually filled up (on gap basis) and the amount earmarked are as under:

​Sl No​Designation​Filled up posts​Salary per year
​1​AYUSH Specialist (Ayurveda)​08​08x20,000x12=Rs.19,20,000.00
​2​AYUSH Pharmacist (Ayurveda)​06​06 x 6,000 x 12 = Rs. 4,32,000.00
​3​Massagist​11​11 x 4,000 x 12 = Rs. 5,28,000.00
​4​Ksharasutra Attendant​06​06 x 4,000 x 12 = Rs. 2,88,000.00
​5​Striroga Attendant​06​06 x 4000 x 12 = 2,88,000.00
​​Total​Rs. 34,56,000.00


​​2010-11

​Upgradation of Government AYUSH Hospitals (other than PHCs/CHCs/DHs at the District/Sub-District Levels) (56 Hospitals)


Government of India during 2010-11 in their letter No. R-14012/19/2010 H & D Cell dated 19-07-2010 had sanctioned upgradation of 56 Government AYUSH Hospitals as an activity of Centrally Sponsored Scheme.  An amount of Rs. 746.16 lakhs was sanctioned and a release of Rs. 635.94 lakhs for the purpose of Upgradation of 56 Government AYUSH Hospitals (other than PHCs/CHCs/DHs at the District/Sub-District levels.  Each unit is entitled for an allocation of Rs. 8.16 lakhs per annum for engagement of 8 personnel. However, the SAAP in 2014-15 involved continuation of posts actually filled up (on gap basis) and the amount earmarked are as under:

Sl No​Designation​Filled up posts​Salary per year
​1​AYUSH Specialist (Ayurveda)​38​38x20,000x12=Rs. 91,20,000.00
​2​AYUSH Pharmacist (Ayurveda)​25​25 x 6,000 x 12 = Rs.18,00,000
​3​Massagist​58​58 x 4,000 x 12 = Rs.27,84,000.00
​4​Ksharasutra Attendant22​22 x 4,000 x 12 = Rs. 10,56,000.00
​5​Striroga Attendant​24​24 x 4000 x 12 = Rs.11,52,000.00
​​Total​167​Rs. 1,59,12,000.00


Therefore, Rs. 713.452 lakhs is required for continuation of the man-power (204 posts in  45 hospitals) amongst the 65 hospitals (8+56) covered under the Upgradation of Government AYUSH Hospitals (other than PHCs/CHCs/DHs) at the District/Sub-District levels.