ECHS – Non-Admissibility of Preparations such as Food, Tonics, Cosmetics and Vaccines
E3/49761/AG/ECHS/Policy05 Aug 2013NON ADMISSIBILITY OF PREPARATIONS SUCH AS FOOD, TONICS, COSMETICS AND VACCINES
1, As per CGHS Office Memorandum No. 39-3/2003-04/CGHS/MSD/RS dated 23 July 2009 issues on recommendations of an Expert Committee and Drug Controller General of India, it has been decided that:-(i) Product manufactured/marketed as food supplement, cosmetics and ayurvedic preparations prescribed by allopathic doctors will not be admissible.(ii) Supply of Vitamins, Minerals and anti-oxidants will be restricted to prevalent CGHS/ECHS formulary only.(iii) Vaccines, in general, will be inadmissible, except Hepatitis B, Influenza and Leprovac Vaccines for high risk individuals, if recommended by concerned specialist of empanelled hospital with justification and countersigned by Service specialist of the concerned specialty.
sd/-(Vijay Anand)ColDir (Med)for MD***
कार्यालय, रक्षा लेखा महानियंत्रक, उलन बटार रोड,पालम, दिल्ली छावनी-110010
सं ले.प./IV/4807/ई.सी.एच.एस./Xdated 22-08-2013
Subject: Non-admissibility of preparations such as food, tonics, cosmetics and vaccines.A copy of Central Organization, ECHS, Ministry of Defence letter no B/49761/AG/ECHS/Policy dated 05/08/2013 on the above subject is enclosed herewith for information and necessary action.sd/-
Accounts officer (AT-IV)