Issues Relating to Development and Management of Social Sector

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4.KAYAKALP AWARD SCHEME

IMPORTANT POINTS:

  • The award scheme was launched in 2015 to appreciate and recognise the efforts of public health facilities to create a healthy environment.
  • The parameters for judging are hospital/facility upkeep, sanitation and hygiene, waste management, infection control, support services and hygiene promotion.

OBJECTIVES OF KAYAKALP:

  • To promote cleanliness, hygiene and Infection Control Practices in public Health Care Facilities.
  • To incentivize and recognize such public healthcare facilities that show exemplary performance in adhering to standard protocols of cleanliness and infection control.
  • To inculcate a culture of ongoing assessment and peer review of performance related to hygiene, cleanliness and sanitation.
  • To create and share sustainable practices related to improved cleanliness in public health facilities linked to positive health outcomes.

CATEGORIES OF THE AWARD:

  • Best two District Hospitals in each state (Best District hospital in small states) – cash award of Rs.50 lakh and Rs.20 lakh for first and second respectively.
  • Best two Community Health Centres/Sub District Hospitals (limited to one in small states) – cash award of Rs.15 lakh and Rs.10 lakh for first and second respectively.
  • One Primary Health Centre in every district – case award of Rs.2 lakh.

SOURCE: PIB

 

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