Grant of Fixed Medical Allowance to Central Government Civil Pensioners residing in areas not covered under CGHS
Circular No. C-184
0/o the PCDA (P), Allahabad
(All Head of Department under Min. of Defence)
Sub:- Grant of Fixed Medical Allowance to Central Government Civil Pensioners residing in areas not covered under Central Government Health Scheme¬reg.
Ref: -This office Important Circular No.17, dated 20.06.2000.
Please refer to this office Circular No.17, dated 20.06.2000 wherein Central Government Civil Pensioners, residing in an area not served by any CGHS dispensary or any corresponding Health Schemes administered by other Ministries/Departments, as the case may be, even though their places of residence may fall within the limits of a CGHS covered cities, are required to submit the following documents for claiming Fixed Medical Allowance:-
(a) An undertaking in the prescribed format.
(b) A certificate from the Medical Authorities of CGHS or from authorities of corresponding Health Schemes of the concerned Ministries/Departments, as the case may be, that the area where the pensioner is residing is not served by any dispensary under CGHS or the corresponding Health Scheme administered by the Ministry/Department.
2. Now, GOI, Ministry of P, PG&P, Deptt. Of Pension and Pensioners Welfare vide OM F. No. 4/34/2017-P&PW (D) dated 31.01.2018 has decided that the pensioners, residing in areas not covered by CGHS or any corresponding Health Schemes administered by other Ministries/Departments, as the case may be, would no longer be required to submit a certificate reffered to in para 1(b) above. However, such pensioners would continue to submit an undertaking in the following format:
I ——————————————————– a retired employee of ——————————– (Office address) ————- declare that I am residing at —————————— (Residential Address indicatged in PPO) which area is not covered under CGHS or any corresponding Health Scheme administered by the Ministry/Department of ——————————- (as the case may be),I have also not obtained and do not wish to obtain a CGHS Card for availing out-door facilities under CGHS/Corresponding Health Scheme of other Ministries/Departments from any dispensary situated in an adjoining area.
3. A Central Government Civil Pensioner is also required to fill the enclosed Form along with above mentioned undertaking.
4. It is requested that suitable instructions along with a copy of this Circular may please be issued to all sub offices under your administrative control for implementation of the above Government order.