Confederation- Non-revision of rate of Hospital Patient Care Allowance
Dated – 18.03.2018
Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
Nirman Bhawan, New Delhi – 110011
Sub: – Non-revision of rate of Hospital Patient Care Allowance to the staff working at Regional Ayurveda Research Institute for Life Style related Disorders (RARILSD), Poojappara, Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala).
Ref: Ministry of Health Affairs (Hospital Division) Memo No. 2-28015/119/2010-11 dated 17.12.2012
Please refer to the above mentioned orders of your Ministry (copy enclosed) revising (doubling) the rate of Payment of Hospital Patient Care Allowance/Patient Care Allowance to eligible Group ‘C’ and ‘D’ (Non-Ministerial) employees working in Hospitals, Dispensaries and organisations with effect from 01.09.2008.
The revised rate mentioned in the above cited memo is being drawn by the employees working at Sidhha Research Institute, Trivandrum Since 2008 (Copy of order enclosed).
It is reported that the employees working at Regional Ayurveda Research Institute for Life Style related Disorders (RARILSD) Trivandrum is not yet given the benefit of above orders doubling Hospital Patient Care Allowance (HPCA) till date. The employees of RARILSD comes under Central Council for Research in Ayurvedic Sciences which also comes under the Ministry of AYUSH.
It is requested that action may be taken to extend the benefit to the employees of RARILSD also, thereby ending the discrimination.
A line in reply from your end will highly appreciated.
Member, Standing Committee
National Council JCM