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Health Schemes

The Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (External website that opens in a new window) provides various facilities to the union government employees for their wellbeing. The following are some important schemes:

Central Government Health Scheme (CGHS) (External website that opens in a new window)

The "Central Government Health Scheme" (CGHS) provides comprehensive health care facilities for the Central Government employees and pensioners and their dependents residing in CGHS covered cities.

The Central Government Health Scheme is operational in Allahabad, Ahemdabad, Bangalore, Bhubhaneshwar, Bhopal, Chandigarh, Chennai, Delhi, Dehradun, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Jabalpur, Kanpur, Kolkatta, Lucknow, Meerut, Mumbai, Nagpur, Patna, Pune, Ranchi, Shillong, Trivandrum and Jammu.

Central Government Employees and Pensioners Health Insurance Scheme (CGEPHIS)

The Government has proposed the Central Government Employees and Pensioners Health Insurance Scheme (CGEPHIS. There is an option for serving employees and current pensioners if they are interested in joining the new scheme. Serving employees and pensioners will have one more option to continue in both, the new scheme and the CGHS.

The following are some schemes for State Government Employees:

Source: National Portal Content Management Team Last Reviewed on 15-4-2011