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Saturday, February 28, 2015

Treatment of civilians in CRPF field hospitals in remote areas

Treatment of civilians in CRPF field hospitals in remote areas


GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF HOME AFFAIRS
RAJYA SABHA

UNSTARRED QUESTION NO-244

ANSWERED ON-25.02.2015

Treatment of civilians in CRPF field hospitals in remote areas

244 . Shri A. K. Selvaraj

(a) whether it is a fact that Government has asked the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) field hospitals in remote areas to treat civilians too as well as to provide free medicines to them;

(b) if so, the details thereof;


(c) whether it is also a fact that Government is also considering to provide all medical facilities in these hospitals for the benefit of the people living in remote areas as well as for the CRPF personnel deployed in such areas; and

(d) if so, the details thereof?

ANSWER

MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF HOME AFFAIRS
(SHRI KIREN RIJIJU)

(a) to (d) Government has not issued any directions to CRPF for opening field hospitals in remote areas for the treatment of civilians. Each Battalion of CRPF is authorized to have one Hospital for medical care of the battalion personnel. It has been reported that in some areas civilians living nearby area are also coming to these hospitals for treatment purpose which is being extended to them by CRPF on humanitarian grounds.

source-http://rajyasabha.nic.in/

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