Delhi

Cabinet approves Delhi Healthcare Corporation

The AAP-led government approved creation of the Delhi Healthcare Corporation to provide centralised support services like procurement of drugs, consumables, surgicals, equipment, and nursing orderlies to the Health Department.

The decision was taken at a Cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. The proposal was based on the recommendation by the Delhi Dialogue Commission.

“The purpose of this corporation is to make available non-clinical services like generic drugs, equipment, and quality sanitation services on a 24x7 basis to the those, who go to the health institutions controlled by the Delhi government,” said a senior government official.

The official said the department of Health and Family Welfare will enter into an MOU with the corporation. .

“The administrative expenditure of the corporation will be met by charging for the services rendered at a rate not exceeding five per cent on the value of works executed successfully. The authorised share capital of the corporation will be Rs. 5 crore,” the official said.

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