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Are CGHS facilities free of cost?

Are CGHS facilities free of cost?


No, they are not. For serving Central Government employees residing in CGHS covered area, obtaining a CGHS card is compulsory.

The following deductions from salary of the employees are made by the department, every month, depending upon their pay in the pay

matrix of 7th Pay commission (wef 1/1/2017)

Corresponding levels in Pay Matrix
as per 7th CPC / Contribution per
month
Level 1-5 / Rs. 250
Level 6 / Rs. 450
Level 7-11 / Rs. 650
Level 12 and above / Rs. 1000

Pensioners who want to avail CGHS facilities can make contribution either on yearly basis or one time ( ten yrs ) contribution for whole life validity.

Payment can be made by Demand Draft in favour of “ P.A.O. CGHS
Delhi” if in Delhi or “ Additional Director of the CGHS City “

Contribution to be made by the Pensioners/Family Pensioners would be the amount that they were subscribing at the time of their retirement or at the time of the death of government servant


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