Extension of CGHS facilities to the Retired Employees of Indian council for Cultural Relation (ICCR)
Government of India
Ministry Of Health and Family Welfare
Subject:Extension of CGHS facilities to the Retired Employees of Indian council for Cultural Relation (ICCR)
The undersigned is directed to refer to this Ministry’s O.M.No.S.11011/16/2013-CGHS(P), dated the 10th June, 2014 vide which it was decided to extend the CGHS facilities to the retired employees of those autonomous/statutory organizations whose serving employees were already covered under CGHS in Delhi/NCR only.
2. This Ministry had received a request from Indian Council for cultural Relations (ICCR) for the Arts to extend the CGHS facility to its retired employees. The proposal was examined in this Ministry and it has now been decided to extend the CGHS facilities to the retired employees of Indian Council for cultural Relations (ICCR) subject to the following guidelines:-
(a) CGHS facilities shall be extended to the retired employees of Indian council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) only in Delhi/NCR. They will be entitled to OPD facilities and medicines from CGHS dispensaries in Delhi/NCR only on the same lines as is being done in case of serving employees of Indian council for cultural relations (ICCR)
b. They may avail treatment from CGHS empanelled hospitals at CGHS approved rates. The medical expenses for IPD/Hospitalization treatment will be borne by Indian council for cultural relations (ICCR)and they will not be eligible for cashless medical facilities.
c. The Pensioner’s card will be issued to those pensioners who have been recommended by Indian Council for cultural Relations (ICCR) and on payment of service charges on cost-to-cost basis in advance on yearly basis at the rates determined by Department of Health and Family Welfare in consultation with O/o. the chief advisor (cost), Department of Expenditure, Ministry of Finance.
d. The CGHS membership card will have to be renewed annually by Indian council for cultural relations (ICCR) in advance for both serving as well as retired employees (Wherever applicable). Failure to renew the CGHS membership within the specified time period will lead to de-activation of the CGHS card.
e. There is no provision for issue of lifetime CGHS cards to the pensioner beneficiaries of indian council for cultural relaions (ICCR).
3. The office of the additional director (HQ), CGHS, New delhi shall be the nodal office for issue of CGHS cards to the pensioners of Indian council for cultural Relations (ICCR). Accordingly, indian council for cultural Relations (ICCR) may co- ordinate with O/o the AD(HQ),CGHS in the regard.
4. This issues with the approval of additional secretary and Director-General, CGHS and shall be effective from the date of its issue.