whether the Government is according special attention to improve the quantity and capacity of the General Nursing Midwifery (GNM) and Auxiliary Nursing Midwifery (ANM) schools at all India level, if so, the details thereof;
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE
STARRED QUESTION NO.78
TO BE ANSWERED ON THE 14TH DEEMBER, 2018
NURSING AND MIDWIFERY SCHOOLS
78. SHRI RAMSINH RATHWA:
SHRI KAUSHALENDRA KUMAR:
Will the Minister of HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE be pleased to state:
- (a) whether the Government is according special attention to improve the quantity and capacity of the General Nursing Midwifery (GNM) and Auxiliary Nursing Midwifery (ANM) schools at all India level, if so, the details thereof;
- (b) the financial implications for upgradation of present nursing schools and colleges in the country; and
THE MINISTER OF HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE
(SHRI JAGAT PRAKASH NADDA)
(a) to (c) : A Statement is laid on the Table of the House.
STATEMENT REFERRED TO IN REPLY TO LOK SABHA STARRED QUESTION NO.78* FOR 14TH DECEMBER, 2018
(a) Under the Centrally Sponsored Scheme of Upgradation/strengthening of Nursing Services (Auxiliary Nurse Midwives/General Nurse Midwives), the Government has approved and released funds to 112 Auxiliary Nurse Midwives (ANM) and 136 General Nurse Midwives (GNM) Schools in the country. The details are enclosed as Annexure-I.
(b) Under the Central Sector Scheme of Development of Nursing Services, funds to the tune of Rs. 6.00 crore are earmarked for Upgradation of an existing School of Nursing into College of Nursing. So far 17 institutions have been provided with funds to the tune of Rs. 48.715 crore for Upgradation of School of Nursing into College of Nursing. List of 17 institutions along with funds released is at Annexure – II.
(c) Various steps have been taken for increasing the qualified faculty and upgrading the knowledge and skill of nursing personnel in various specialty areas such as:
i. Student patient ratio has been changed from 1:5 to 1:3;
ii. The land from 5 acres has been relaxed to construct building of 54,000 sq. ft. for school/college of Nursing and Hostel;
iii. Relaxing norms for teaching faculty to start B.Sc. (N) Programme:
- At least 2 M.Sc. (N) faculty to be available;
- Qualification and Experience of the Nursing Teachers has been relaxed;
- Sharing of teaching faculty for both Diploma and Graduate Programme;
iv. Relaxation for opening M.Sc. (N) programme:
- Super speciality Hospital can start M.Sc.(N) without having under graduate programme.
- Relaxation of student teacher ratio for M.Sc (N) programme has been relaxed from 1:5 to 1:10
- Age increased for Teaching Faculty up to 70 years.
- Distance from school to hospital has been relaxed from 15 km to 30 km, however for hilly and tribal areas the maximum distance is 50 Km.
vi. Six weeks training is imparted by using Standard Based management and recognition approach to strengthen the foundation of pre-service education of ANM resulting in better prepared health provider.
State-wise details of Auxiliary Nurse Midwives (ANM) and General Nurse Midwives (GNM) Schools
ANNEXURE - I
|Sl.No.||State||ANM Schools (Districts)||GNM Schools (Districts)|
|Tawang||East Siang (Pasighat)|
|West Siang||Naharlagun (Papampure)|
|9||Jammu & Kashmir||Bandipora||Budgam|
|14||Meghalaya||East Garo Hills|
|South Garo Hills|
|West Khasi Hills|
|26||Uttar Pradesh||Auraiya||Ambedkar Nagar|
|Jyotiba Phule Nagar||Jalaun|
|Sant Kabir Nagar||Faizabad|
|Sant Ravidas Nagar||Rampur|
LIST OF SCHOOL OF NURSING UPGRADED INTO COLLEGE OF NURSING AND AMOUNT RELEASED
ANNEXURE - II
(Rs. In Cr.)
|S.No||State||Name of Institution||Fund released|
|a)||Gujarat||School of Nursing, Sir T. General Hospital, Jail Road, Bhavnagar||
|School of Nursing, S.S. Hospital, Baroda||
|b)||Jharkhand||School of Nursing, Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Medical College Hospital, Jamshedpur.||
|School of Nursing, Patliputra Medical College and Hospital Dhanbad.||
|School of Nursing, Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences, Nurses Hostel, Bariatu, Ranchi||
|c)||Himachal Pradesh||GNM Training Center Indira Gandhi Memorial Hospital, Shimla,||
|d)||Manipur||School of GNM, RIMS Campus, Imphal,||
|e)||Rajasthan||SON, PBM Hospital Bikaner,||
|SON, Mahatma Gandhi Hospital, Jodhpur.||
|SON, Maharana Bhupal Govt. Hospital, Udaipur.||
|SON, J.L.N Medical College
and Asso. Group of Hospital, Ajmer.
|General Nursing Midwifery Training Center, Maharaja Bhim Singh Singh Hospital, Kota.||
|f)||Tamil Nadu||School of Nursing, Govt. K.G Hospital Chennai,||
|School of Nursing Govt. M.K Medical College Hospital, Salem.||
|g)||Uttar Pradesh||School of Nursing BHU Institute of Medical Science, Varanasi.||
|h)||West Bengal||School of Nursing, Medinipur Medical College and Hospital, Medinipur.||
|School of Nursing Culcutta National Medical College and Hospital, Kolkota.||