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Corrigendum to Letter No.IRHS-DNB/Misc/Counselling dt. 15.05.2020

Extension in Last Date for Receipt of Applications 2020

Corrigendum to Letter No.IRHS-DNB/Misc/Counselling dt. 15.05.2020

Application for filling up 50% DNB seats in Railway Hospital reserved for IRHS Doctors


Aims and Objectives
Mission Statement

Important Letters



Indian Railway Health Care delivery System has to perform following two important functions:


1.1 Functions related to Industrial Medicine


1.2 Functions related to Medical treatment to Railway     beneficiaries


1.1Functions related to Industrial Medicine:


a)  To attend Railway accident & other untoward incidences.

b)  To provide emergency medical treatment to traveling sick passengers

c)   Pre employment Medical examination to allow only fit  & suitable candidates to join the services.

d)  PME (Periodical Medical Examination) of serving  employees to allow fit person to continue in those   jobs which are related to safe running of the train.

e)  Medical Boards & other medical certification of serving employees.


f) Control on loss of mandays on account of sickness (both normal & HOD).  It is kept under control by medical officers.


g) Safe water supply at Railway Station:


A constant vigil is maintained to check on quality of drinking water made available at Railway Stations.


There is a well laid down system of reporting and to take corrective measures for unsatisfactory reports.


h)  Safe food supply at Railway stations:


Following activities are undertaken to ensure safe food supply at Railway station.


a)   Regular inspection of kitchen & food stalls.

b)   Regular health check up of food handlers.

c)   Collection of food samples under PFA Act.

d)   Collection of food samples under quality control system.


i)   Ensuring Factory Act:


Medical first aid posts are provided to all factories of Indian Railways (there are 84 such factories) as per Factory Act.


j)  Workman Compensation Act:


Activities related to WCA is under taken on regular basis.


k)  Certification of dead bodies at Railway Station, Railway Yards, Railway line, etc. is being done on regular basis.


l)  Certification of perishable good in Railway Station about their disposal is done as and when required.


1.2   Functions related to Medical treatment to Railway beneficiaries:


Total comprehensive Medical treatment is provided by Indian Railway Medical Department.


A.     Curative health care.

A.1   Primary level

A.2   Secondary level

A.3   Tertiary level


B. Preventive health care


C. Promotive health care

Indian Railway health care delivery system is providing Industrial medicine as per the need of the Indian Railway and also providing medical treatment to Railway beneficiaries.

The system is a dynamic system which makes suitable changes in proper time to provide proper medical treatment to Railway beneficiaries

Mission Statement

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Source : Ministry of Railways (Railway Board) CMS Team Last Reviewed on: 30-05-2020  

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