State Award Committee will rank facilities according to the scores obtained in external assessment and identify the top ranked facilities for the award. The list of selected facilities would be formally disseminated through circular and displayed at official website of the state health department. The state committee would also declare the eligible facilities for the Certificate of Commendation.
Felicitation – The awards will be distributed at a state level ceremony. A certificate and cash award would be given to the facility-in-charges of the award winning facilities. 1st Prize winners amongst District Hospitals from every state would also be facilitated at a national level ceremony on a suitable day decided by the MoHFW.
Cash Award –
75 % of the cash award amount will go to the Rogi Kalyan Samities for investments in improving the amenities, upkeep and services, while 25% of the cash award will be given to the facility teams as a team incentive.
The National Initiative would be an integral part of NHM. The states will provide for this in their Programme Implementation Plans (PIP).