The Health Minister’s Discretionary Grants

  • -By Central govt


Under the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, the HMDG offers up to a maximum of Rs. 50,000 to poor patients in cases where free medical facilities are not available at government hospitals. Only those having an annual family income up to Rs.1.25,000 and below are eligible for financial assistance of up to 70% of the total bill.


Please download the form here:

https://mohfw.gov.in/poor-patients-financial-support/application-form


How to apply:

  • Fill the form and have it signed by the treating doctor and countersigned by the Medical Superintendent of the Government hospital/institute/Regional Cancer Centre.
  • Submit a copy of the income certificate.
  • Submit a copy of the ration card.

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1. Health Minister’s Cancer Patient Fund

  • -By Central govt


The Ministry of Health & Family Welfare offers the HMCPF under Rashtriya Arogya Nidhi. This is available for patients living below the poverty line.

How to apply : 

  • Fill the form and have it signed by the treating doctor and countersigned by the Medical Superintendent of the Government hospital/institute/Regional Cancer Centre.
  • Submit a copy of the income certificate.
  • Submit a copy of the ration card.


List of Regional Cancer Centers under this scheme

1.    Kamala Nehru Memorial Hospital, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh.

2.    Chittaranjan National Cancer Institute, Kolkata, West Bengal

3.    Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology, Bangalore, Karnataka.

4.    Regional Cancer Institute (WIA), Adyar, Chennai, Tamil Nadu.

5.    Acharya Harihar Regional Cancer, Centre for Cancer Research & Treatment, Cuttack, Orissa.

6.    Regional Cancer Control Society, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh.

7.    Cancer Hospital & Research Centre, Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh.

8.    Indian Rotary Cancer Institute, (AIIMS), New Delhi.

9.    R.S.T. Hospital & Research Centre, Nagpur, Maharashtra.

10.Pt. J.N.M. Medical College, Raipur, Chhatisgarh.

11.Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh.

12.Sher-I- Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, Soura, Srinagar.

13.Regional Institute of Medical Sciences, Manipur, Imphal.

14.Govt. Medical College & Associated Hospital, Bakshi Nagar, Jammu.

15.Regional Cancer Centre, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala

16.Gujarat Cancer Research Institute, Ahmadabad, Gujarat.

17.MNJ Institute of Oncology, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh.

18.Pondicherry Regional Cancer Society, JIPMER, Pondicherry.

19.Dr. B.B. Cancer Institute, Guwahati, Assam.

20.Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra.

21.Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Patna, Bihar.

22.Acharya Tulsi Regional Cancer Trust & Research Institute (RCC), Bikaner, Rajasthan.

23.Regional Cancer Centre, Pt. B.D.Sharma Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rohtak, Haryana.

24.Civil Hospital, Aizawl, Mizoram.

25.Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow.

26.Government Arignar Anna Memorial Cancer Hospital, Kancheepuram, Tamil Nadu.

27.Cancer Hospital, Tripura, Agartala.

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