NFPE writes to Department on Extending CGHS facilities to Postal Pensioners
National Federation of Postal Employees
1st Floor North Avenue Post Office Building, New Delhi – 110 001
Department Of Posts
Dak Bhawan, New Delhi – 110 001
Sub: Extending CGHS facilities to Postal Pensioners – reg.
As you are aware, now the postal pensioners are not extended the facilities under CGHS. We have been taking up the case with the Government and also with the Department of Posts, but till date no favourable orders have been issued. In Kerala Postal Circle CGHS facility is extended to all postal pensioners also as per the judgment delivered by the Hon’ble High Court of Kerala, Ernakulam.
We have submitted memorandum to chairman 7th CPC also appealing to Consider out request judiciously and favourably. Fortunately, the 7th CPC has given the following favourable recommendations in its reports submitted to Government on 19.11.2015.
Para 9.5.18 – (ii)
“The commission recommends that remaining 33 Postal Dispensaries should be merged with CGHS. The Commission further recommends that all postal pensioners, irrespective of their participation in CGHS while in service, should be covered under CGHS after making requisite subscription”.
In view of the above unambiguous recommendation of the 7th CPC and also the judgment of the Kerala High Court which already stands implemented in Kerala State, I request you to take up the case with appropriate authorities so that orders will be issued at the earliest extending the facilities of CGHS to all postal Pensioner and thereby ending the suffering of lakhs of postal pensioners.