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केन्द्रीय सरकार स्वास्थ्य योजना
CENTRAL GOVERNMENT HEALTH SCHEME

बेंगलुरु
BENGALURU

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Procedure to get a CGHS Card

Eligible serving employees/pensioners have to apply online or in the prescribed form. The form should be completely filled up with individual photographs pasted as specified in the form. Following documents need to be attached:

The amount of Demand Draft will be for contribution due for one year if the card is to be made for yearly renewal basis and for 10 years if whole life card is required.

DEPENDENCY CRITERIA

For availing the medical facilities under the scheme, parents (or parents-in -law in case of female employee), unmarried son till 25 years of age, dependent unmarried/widowed/divorced/separated daughters and sisters, minor brothers are deemed dependent on the Government employee if they are normally residing- with him and their income from all sources including pension and pension equivalent of DCRG benefit is less than Rs. 9000 + DA per month. This criteria does not apply to spouse and disabled son irrespective of age (please see definition of disability in instructions for filling CGHS card).

CHANNEL FOR SUBMISSION

In case of serving employees the application is to be submitted through the department, duly sponsored by the sponsoring authority. In case of Pensioners, the application with relevant documents and enclosures are to be submitted to the Office of The Additional Director, CGHS Bangalore.

PROVISION FOR MAKING PENSIONER CGHS CARD WHILE IN SERVICE

A serving employee can apply for a pensioner CGHS Card along with his pension papers.
Application with enclosures and bank draft is to be forwarded to the CGHS through the office of the employee. The pensioner Card will be issued on the day of retirement (provided it is applied for at least six weeks before retirement date) and will get activated from next day.

ONLINE APPLICATION FOR CGHS CARD

The card can be applied online by visiting the link. However at present provision for uploading the supporting documents is not available. After online submission of the application, the applicant is required to take a print out of the application and submit it with supporting documents (duly endorsed by the Head of the Department/Office in case of serving employees) to the office of the Additional Director, CGHS Bangalore.

VALIDITY OF THE CGHS CARDS

CGHS CARD FOR PENSIONERS RESIDING OUTSIDE CGHS CITIES

Pensioners residing outside CGHS covered area can opt for a regular CGHS Card or an IPD (Indoor treatment) CGHS Card with fixed medical Allowance (in lieu of OPD treatment) from the nearby CGHS city. IPD card holders will not be eligible for OPD treatment & issue of medicines from CGHS Wellness Centres.

The contents of this site are for general information only and contents published on this website have no legal sanctity and are for general reference only. Visitors are requested to refer to the official documents published by CGHS to confirm the facts.

Last updated on 26/04/2020