GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO: 1742
ANSWERED ON: 10.03.2017
Will the Minister of HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE be pleased to state:
(a) whether the Government issues CGHS cards to all Central Government employees including the persons working on contractual and or co-terminus basis and if so, the details thereof; (b) whether the Government is not giving CGHS pensioner facilities to the person or families at the end of contract and termination of employment therefor;
(c) if not, the reasons behind thereof;
(d) the total number of cards that have been issued to the contractual and the coterminous employees drawing salary from the central exchequer during the last three years therein; and
(e) the proposal of the Government to facilitate them with one time/whole life CGHS pensioner cards therefor?
THE MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE
(SHRI FAGGAN SINGH KULASTE)
(a): CGHS Cards are issued to Central Government employees and employees on co-terminus basis who are residing in CGHS covered areas. CGHS facilities are not provided to persons working on contractual basis.
(b) & (c): CGHS facilities are not provided to the employees on the termination of employment on co-terminus basis since CGHS facilities are primarily meant for Central Government Employees/Pensioners drawing salary/pension from Central Civil Estimates.
(d): No separate category is maintained regarding co-terminus employees and therefore, this information cannot be provided.
(e): There is no such proposal.