Government of India
Ministry of Health & Family Welfare
Nirman Bhawan, New Delhi,
Dated 17th December, 2012.
Subject:- Doubling of existing rate of Payment of Hospital Patient Care Allowances / Patient Care Allowances to eligible Group ‘C’ & ‘D’ (Non-Ministerial) employees working in Hospitals, Dispensaries and Organizations w.e.f. 1.09.2008.
The undersigned is directed to convey the approval of the Union Cabinet for doubling the existing rate of payment of HPCA / PCA to all eligible Group ‘C’ & ‘D’ employees working in Hospitals, Dispensaries and Organizations in the Central Government from the period w.e.f. 01.09.2008. The amount of HPCA / PCA would be automatically raised by 25% every time the Dearness Allowance on the revised pay structure goes up by 50%. This is subject to the following terms & conditions:-