DIMAPUR, MARCH 1: Fourteen private hospitals in Nagaland, empanelled under Ayushman Bharat PMJAY, would be allowed to administer COVID-19 vaccine, according to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
The Centre has decided to involve private hospitals across the country in its bid to ramp up the vaccination capacity exponentially to meet the demand of the Indian population.
In a list of around 7936 private hospitals empanelled under Ayushman Bharat PMJAY, 14 were from Nagaland. In private hospitals, the cost of vaccination would be Rs 250.
“States can use 10,000 hospitals under AB-PMJAY and 687 hospitals under CGHS as Covid-19 vaccination centres (CVCs), who may recover a charge subject to a ceiling of Rs 250 per person per dose,” the Union Health ministry said.
Out of the 14 hospitals in Nagaland, 6 were at Kohima, 3 each at Dimapur and Mokokchung, and 2 at Tuensang.
The list includes Nikos Hospital and Research Centre, Christian Institute of Health Sciences and Research, Faith Hospital (Dimapur), KP Bethesda Hospital, Putuonuo Nursing Home, GIVF Nursing Home, Kohima Operational Hospital and Institute of Minimal Access Surgery, Bethel Medical Centre, Oking Hospital Research Clinic Pvt Ltd (Kohima), Lenjem Hospital, Woodland Nursing Home Mokokchung, Impur Christian Hospital (Mokokchung), Poly Clinic and House of Hope (Tuensang). (Page News Service)