Public health and hospitals being a State subject, the primary responsibility of treatment of COVID-19 patients lies with the respective State governments. States/UTs are using their own resources for COVID-19 management including for treatment of the patients and the details are not maintained centrally.
Besides this, States/UTs are being provided required technical and financial assistance under National Health Mission (NHM) for managing the COVID-19.
Further, financial assistance to States/UTs has been given based on the number of cases and trends of COVID-19 Pandemic. Accordingly, all the States/ UTs are provided with necessary financial support under India COVID-19 Emergency Response and Health System Preparedness Package. States /UTs were given flexibility to use the resources available under NHM to prepare the public healthcare system for COVID-19 management.
During FY 2020-21, funds of Rs 4230.78 crore have been released to the States/ UTs as on 03.09.2020 and the State wise amount allocated and released to each State/UT is given below:
|Statement showing State-wise Central Allocation and Release under the COVID-19 Package (Phase-I and Phase-II)|
|(Rs. in Crore)|
|Sl. No.||State/UT||Central Allocation (Phase-I)||Central Allocation (Phase-II)||Central Release (Phase-I)||Central Release (Phase-II)|
|A. High Focus States|
|B. Hilly States|
|C. Other States|
|D. Union Territories without legislature|
|21||Andaman and Nicobar Isl.||5.38||4.44||5.38||4.44|
|23||Dadra and Nagar Haveli & Daman & Diu||0.97||0.8||0.97||0.8|
|E. Union Territories with legislature|
|27||Jammu and Kashmir||78.37||64.72||78.37||64.72|
|28||Ladakh (UT w/o legislature)||20||16.52||20||0|
|F. North-Eastern High Focus States|
The Minister of State (Health and Family Welfare), Sh Ashwini Kumar Choubey stated this in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha here today.