Union Minister of Labor and Employment Bhupendra Yadav has said that Government had converted 100 bedded ESIC Hospital in Haridwar into a 300 bedded hospital and funds have been approved for its construction. He said that after completing all the formalities, its Bhumi Pujan would be done soon. Mr. Yadav is addressing a gathering on the occasion of Inspection of the site of Employees’ State Insurance Corporation Hospital (ESIC Hospital) in Haridwar last evening.
He gave the consent to run the ESIC Hospital Rudrapur by the state government. Shri Yadav said that e-shram portal for common workers on 26th August has been launched, in which more than 20 lakh unorganized laborers have registered so far to resolve their problems. He said that Government has implemented a pension scheme for traders, which is being availed by a number of small shopkeepers. He said that those who have not yet taken advantage of this scheme.
On this occasion, Labor and Employment and information and broadcasting Secretary Mr. Apoorva Chandra informed that ESIC Medical Facility provides free medical facilities to the ensured workers. He said that about 300 crores have been sanctioned for this hospital. Mr. Chandra said that 300 beds hospital has 50 super Specialty beds at Industrial Area SIDCUL in Haridwar. Union Minister of state Rameshvar Teli, Chief Minister of Uttarakhand Mr. Pushkar Singh Dhami also addressed the Function.