The “Central Government Health Scheme” (CGHS) provides comprehensive health care facilities for the Central Govt. employees and pensioners and their dependants residing in CGHS covered cities.
Started in New Delhi in 1954, Central Govt. Health Scheme is now in operation in Allahabad ,Ahmedabad ,Bangalore, Bhubaneswar ,Bhopal ,Chandigarh , Chennai ,Delhi , Dehradun ,Guwahati , Hyderabad , Jaipur , Jabalpur , Kanpur , Kolkatta , Lucknow , Meerut , Mumbai , Nagpur , Patna , Pune , Ranchi , Shillong , Trivandrum and Jammu.
The Central Govt. Health Scheme provides comprehensive health care to
the CGHS Beneficiaries in India. The medical facilities are provided through Wellness Centres(previously referred to as CGHS Dispensaries) /polyclinics under Allopathic, Ayurveda, Yoga, Unani, Sidha and Homeopathic systems of medicines.
CGHS in Bhubaneswar was started in 1988 for AG
employees and pensioners and was extended to all Central Govt. Employees and
Pensioners in June 2005. Now CGHS Bhubaneswar has 3 (three) Allopathy Wellness centres working six days a week and 1 (one)Ayurvedic unit working on Monday, Wednesday and Friday except on closed holiday.
How to Become a Member
Serving Employee An entitled C G serving employee with official residence
within 3 K M radius of the Dispensaries has to apply online for CGHS membership
and to send the hard copy of the online application Form duly signed by him and
endorsed by HOO with residential proof, age proof of dependants , two stamp size photograph of all individuals, one pasted on the form and attested by HOO and other necessary documents like pay slip to AD ,CGHS ,Bhubaneswar through HOO.
Retired C G pensioners An entitled C G pensioners has to apply online and
submit the hard copy of online applied form with attested copy of PPO ,
Residential proof, Proof of not drawing Medical allowance, age proof of
dependant, Income/dependant proof for dependants with two stamp size photograph of all individuals, one pasted on the form and attested by HOD and other documents like Bank Draft for contribution in favour of Additional Director CGHS, Bhubaneswar payble at Bhubaneswar on any Nationalised bank to AD, CGHS, Bhubaneswar.
Retiring C G Employee
Serving C G Employee having CGHS Card going to retire within 3 months and wants to be member of CGHS,Bhubaneswar as pensioner can apply through HOO for conversion of CGHS service card to CGHS Pensioners card in prescribed form with all documents and CGHS contribution, well before retirement so that the complete form should reach the Additional Director,CGHS,Bhubaneswar minimum 15 days prior to retirement.