Public Private Partnership (PPP)
Orissa. Further to augment the PPP initiatives, a Regional Resource Centre (RRC) has been established to provide technical support for PPP – NGO activities in the State. Orissa PPP policy in Health Sector has also been drafted besides guidelines on PPP in PHC management, PPP in Urban Health, PPP in Malaria Control etc. Some of the on-going PPP arrangements of NRHM, Health & Family Welfare Department, Government of Orissa include the following:
Contracting Out PHC (N):
Three PHC (N) namely Khankira in Dhenkanal, Atta in Jajpur and Nayakhidiha in Bhadrak are being managed under PPP and have completed more than one year of services. Interact World Wide, UK provides funding support to NYSASDRI for managing Khankira and Atta PHCs (N). The funding support will continue upto 2009. Government has also contracted out 32 PHC(N) under PPP and the NGOs are in the process to recruit staff and sign MoU at district level. One Corporate agency namely Nayagarh Sugar Complex Ltd., Nayagarh has also been contracted out a PHC (N) in Nayagarh district under Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). Government has handed over the PHC (N) and the existing staff and infrastructure to Nayagarh Sugar Complex Ltd., Nayagarh . Nayagarh Sugar Complex Ltd., Nayagarh in turn will meet the operational cost of the PHC (N) under CSR.