04 Jan, 2018 1:12p.m.

Revised rates of ECHS contribution and ward entitlement for ex-Servicemen

Government of India
Ministry of Defence
Department of Ex-Servicemen Welfare

Sena Bhavan, New Delhi
Dated 29.12.2017

The Chief of Army Staff
The Chief of Naval Staff
The Chief of Air Staff

Subject : Revised rates of ECHS contribution and entitlement of Ward in Empanelled Hospitals Medical Facilities.

In supersession of the Government of India, Ministry of Defence letter No.22(16)/05/US/(WE)/D(Res) dated 19 July 2005 and dated August, 2011, I am directed to convey the sanction of the Government to revise rates of ECHS contribution to be paid by ESM and ward entitlement as under :

(a)Recruit to Havs & equivalent in Navy & AFRs.30,000/-General
(b)Nb Sub/Sub/Sub Maj or equivalent in Navy & AF (including Hony Nb Sub/MACP Nb Sub and Hony Lt/Capt.Rs.67,000/-Semi Private
©All OfficersRs.1,20,000/-Private

2. The revised order will be effective from the date of issue of this letter.

3. This issues with the concurrence of Ministry of Defence (Finance) vide their ID No.32(09)/2016/Fin/Pen dated 22-11-2017.

Yours faithfully,
Under Secretary to the Govt. of India

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