Permission to Central government employees for Medical practice

It requires no permission from the Head of Departments concerned to undertake the practice/provide teleconsultation

Central government employees holding recognized qualifications in any system of medicine and registered under the relevant law in force in the State or Union Territory concerned requires no permission from the Head of Departments concerned to undertake the practice/provide teleconsultation.

Department of Personnel & Training has issued an Office Memorandum No.F. No. 11013/9/2014-Estt.A-III Dated 12th May 2021 regarding Permission to Central government employees for Medical practice

The instructions provided in the OM is given below

Attention is invited to the extant instructions issued under MHA’s OM No. 25/4/64-Ests.(A) dated 29.02.1964 vide which it was stipulated that the Heads of Department may grant the permission to central Government servants holding recognized qualifications in any system of medicine and registered under the relevant law in force in the State or Union Territory concerned, to undertake the practice, provided the practice is undertaken during spare time, on a purely charitable basis, without detriment to the official duties of the Government servant concerned.

  1. The Department has been receiving queries/ requests from Central Government Servants for providing teleconsultation services during the current pandemic. In view of the unprecedented rise in, the numbers of Covid-19 cases, and to utilize the in-house capabilities available in the Government to contain the spread of COVID-19 virus and to provide relief to the public, it has been decided that the Central government employees holding recognized qualifications in any system of medicine and registered under the relevant law in force in the State or Union Territory concerned requires no permission from the Head of Departments concerned to undertake the practice/provide teleconsultation, subject to the condition that such’ practice/ teleconsultation is undertaken during spare time, on a purely charitable basis, ,without detriment to the official duties of the Government servant concerned. However, it is desirable that the Government servants should keep their departments concerned informed for record purposes only.
  2. The above instructions/guidelines shall come into effect with immediate effect and to remain in force till further orders.

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