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ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA ECHS MEMBERSHIP – 9th Jan 2015

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA  ECHS MEMBERSHIP – 9th Jan 2015

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Central Organisation ECHS
Adjutant General’s Branch
IHQ of MoD (Army)
Maude Lines
Delhi Cantt - 110 010


B/49701-PR/AG/ECHS/2015

9 Jan 2015
IHQ of MoD (Navy) /PD ECHS (N)
Air HQ (Subroto Park)/DAY
HQ Southern Command (A/ECHS)
HQ Eastern Command (A/ECHS)
HQ Western Command (A/ECHS) HQ Central Command (A/ECHS)
HQ Northern Command (A/ECHS)
HQ South Western Command (A/ECHS)
 All Regional Centre ECHS



ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA : ECHS MEMBERSHIP

1.      Refer Central Org ECHS letter No B/49701-PR/AG/ECHS dated 13 Nov 2014 (copy att).

2.      ECHS membership is compulsory for all retirees post 01 Apr 2003. It is very important that units processing pension documents should be clear about eligibility criteria for becoming an ECHS member. It is clarified once again that it is mandatory to meet the following conditions to be eligible for ECHS membership :-

(a) Indl should have an Ex- serviceman status.
(b) Indl should be in receipt of Pension/Family Pension/Disability Pension.

3.  Certain cases have come to notice, where non eligible members have been granted ECHS membership, while proceeding on pre mature release (i.e. w/o pension). Necessary directions be issued to all concerned to ensure only eligible ESMs are extended ECHS benefits.

Sd/-
(Sanjeev Saroch)
Col
Dir (Ops & Coord)
For MD ECHS
Ends : As above.

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Central Organisation ECHS
Adjutant General’s Branch
IHQ of MoD (Army)
Maude LinesDelhi Canntt -110 010

13/19701-PR/AG/ECHS

13 Nov 2014
II IQ of MoD (Navy)/PD ECHS (N)
Air IIQ (Subroto Park)/DAV
HQ Southern Command (A/ECHS)
IIQ Eastern Command (A/ECHS)
IIQ Western Command (A/ECHS)
HQ Central Command (A/ECHS)
HQ Northern Command (A/ECHS)
HQ South Western Command (A/ECHS)
All Regional Centre ECHS

ENTITLEMENT FOR ECHS MEMBERSHIP

1.      Refer to Central Org ECHS letter No B/49701-PR/AG/ECHS dated 07 Dec 2012.

2.      A No of clarifications are being solicited at Central Org ECHS regarding eligibility criteria for ECHS membership in respect of dependents of ESM. The subject matter has been examined at this HQ and It is clarified that ECHS facilities arc being extended to dependents of ECHS members, as applicable in CGHS, in accordance with Gol, MoD letter No 18(17)/201 1/US(WE) dated 31 Oct 2012(copy end).

        3.  PI visit ECHS website for any clarification/updating on the subject.

Sd/-
(Sanjeev Saroch)
Col
Dir (Ops & Coord)
For MD ECHS
Enclosure. As above.

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No.18(17)/2011/US(WE)
Government of India
Ministry of Defence
(Department of Ex Servicemen)


       To, .
The Chief of)
The Chief-of Navy'S taff- The Chief of Air Staff

New Delhi,Dated the 31st Oct,2012

CORRIGENDUM

Sir,

With reference to Gol, MoD letter Nos. 22(01 )/01 /US( WE)/D(Res) dated 30th Dec 2002 and 22(01)/01/US(WE)/D(Res) dated 1st  April, 2003,I are  directed to convey the sanction of the Government to amend Para 2 as follows:-

For

The Scheme would cater for Medicare-of all Ex Servicemen in receipt of pension including disability pension and- family pensioners, as also dependents to include wife/husband, legitimate Children and wholly dependent parents. The son with permanent disability of any  kind (physical or mental) of entitled category of ECHS would be eigible for life long facility of medical treatment The scheme will-comprise as follows (Rest no Change).

Read:
The Scheme would cater for Medicare for all Ex-servicemen in receipt of pension including disability pension and family pensioner, as also dependents-as applicable in CGHS.  The Scheme will comprise as follows (Rest no change).  

2. This issue with the concurrence of Ministry of Defence (Finance) U.O.. No 30974/20012.Fin/Pen. Dated 30th Oct 2012.

Yours faithfully


Sd/-
(HK Mallick)
Under Secretary to the Govt, of India




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