There is no proposal to set up separate Central Government Health Scheme (CGHS) Out-Patient Department (OPD) centres for orthopaedics and paediatrics in all the Central Government Hospitals.
However, Paediatrics Specialists are posted in Safdarjung Hospital and Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital of Delhi. Two General Duty Medical Officers with PG qualifications in orthopaedics are posted in CGHS wing of Safdarjung Hospital.
There are no sanctioned posts of Orthopaedics Specialists for CGHS wing. There is no separate CGHS wing at Lady Harding Medical College and Smt. Sucheta kriplani Hospitals.
CGHS beneficiaries can avail consultation from specialists of any Government Hospital.
The Health Minister, Shri J P Nadda stated this in a written reply in the Lok Sabha here today.
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