Reimbursement of OPD medicines: Special sanction in view of COVID 19
Government of India
Ministry of Railways
3rd Floor, Railway Board
Supreme Court Metro Station Building Complex
New Delhi, Dated 05.05.2020.
The General Managers,
All Indian Railways/All Production Units
DGIRDSO & NAIR
CAO/Rail Wheel Plant,Bela/DMW.
Sub: Reimbursement of OPD medicines: Special sanction in view of COVID 19.
Ref: 1. MHFW’s O.M. No. Z15025/12/2020/DIR/CGHS dated 27.03.2020 & 29.04.2020 (copy enclosed).
2. Board’s letter of even no. dated 28.03.2020 and 29.03.2020.
In reference to Board’s letters referred above, it was intimated that the instructions issued vide Ministry of Health & Family Welfare’s O.M. no. Z15025/12/2020/DIR/CGHS dated 27.03.2020 were applicable to Railway beneficiaries till 30.04.2020.
Now, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare’s vide their O.M. no. ZI5025/12/2020/DIRICGHS dated 29.04.2020 have extended the provision up to
31.05.2020. The instructions issued by Ministry of Health & Family Welfare shall also apply to railway beneficiaries till 31.05.2020.
It is also clarified that railway health facilities are functional and railway beneficiaries also have the option to collect medicines through railway health facilities as per normal practice, instead of purchasing from market.
(Dr. Vijay Kumar)
Executive Director/Health (P)