29 Aug, 2013 8:29a.m.

Rajya Sabha Q&A : No CGHS facilities for casual employees

1935 . SHRI K. C. TYAGI
Will the Minister of HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE be pleased to state:

(a) the guidelines for issuing of a CGHS card to the Government servant;
(b) whether it is a fact that CGHS facilities are not provided to these personnel appointed on the daily wages, contract basis, leave vacancy basis and co-terminus basis;
(c) if so, the details thereof;
(d) whether Government may consider their genuine demand for CGHS card so that they may get medical facilities as are provided in private sector; and
(e) if not, the reasons therefor?


ANSWER
THE MINISTER OF HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE (SHRI GHULAM NABI AZAD)

(a): CGHS cards are issued to the eligible Central Government serving personnel/ pensioners provided their salary /pension are drawn from the Central Civil Estimate as per laid down procedure.

(b) & (c): The CGHS facilities are not provided to the personnel appointed on daily wages, contract basis, leave vacancy basis. However CGHS cards are issued to personnel appointed on co-terminous basis only for the period of appointment.

(d): & e): There is no such proposal before the Government.
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