Health is a State subject and it is primarily the responsibility of the State Governments to regulate and monitor hospitals in the States. No such information regarding illegally operation of hospitals is maintained centrally.
However, Clinical Establishments (Registration and Regulation) Act, 2010 has been enacted for registration and regulation of the Clinical Establishments and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto, as also with a view to ensuring minimum standards of facilities and services in the clinical establishments and provision of proper healthcare by them. Further, the Act envisages to regulate the rates of procedures and services charged by Clinical Establishments in the States. The Act has come into force in the States of Arunachal Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Mizoram and Sikkim and all Union Territories with effect from 1-3-2012. The States of Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Bihar and Jharkhand have adopted this Act. The State of Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Bihar and Jharkhand have adopted this Act. Other State Governments have also been requested to adopt this Act. A web portal for this Act has been developed in consultation with NIC and provisional registration of Clinical Establishments has been made possible through this web portal.