The Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Labour and Employment, Bandaru Dattatreya launched the ‘Kahin Bhi-Kabhi Bhi’ medical facilities for ESIC beneficiaries of Delhi and Inaugurated the ‘06 bedded Day Care Unit’ of ESI Dispensary here yesterday. Speaking on the occasion, Bandaru Dattatreya informed that ESIC Dispensary Dwarka has now become a complete unit in itself with medical facilities like General OPD Care, Family Welfare Services, full time Laboratory and X-Ray and Diagnostic care. Now, insured persons and their family members of Delhi need not to visit ESIC Hospital for minor ailments requiring only day care like Diarrhoea, high grade fevers, acute asthama attacks, abdominal pain, chest pain etc. Besides this, in future, Day Care Centres will be developed in three more ESIC Dispensaries in Delhi having high OPD attendance in Nandnagari, Mangolpuri and Jwalapuri which will cover all zones of Delhi.
The Minister further said that ESI Corporation has decided to open six bed Day Care Centres in various ESI Dispensaries, all over the country. These Centres will become a complete unit in itself with medical facilities. To further improve the medical services to patients from working class, facilities like Dental Care, Physiotherapy, Yoga, X-Ray Plant on PPP Model, Mother and Child Tracking, courier services to deliver medicine at Insured Person doorsteps will also be provided. All 04 ESIC Hospitals of Delhi at Basaidarapur, Rohini, Okhla and Jhilmil will also be converted into Super Speciality Hospitals.Dattatreya also said that ESIC has become one of the largest social security organizations, offering a better and brighter service for all the ESIC beneficiaries making every Insured Person feel like a VIP. The Minister informed that ESIC has taken an initiative in the form of ‘Kahin Bhi Kabhi Bhi’ for ESIC beneficiaries of Delhi. Kahin Bhi means- any dispensary/Hospital and Kabhi Bhi means – any time. Now, all the network of dispensaries of Delhi has been made accessible to insured persons and their family members all the time. It will save his/her time and effort to avail services it closer to his workplace or home or any place. Ramesh Bidhuri, the Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha and officials from the Ministry of Labour and Employment were also present on the occasion.