Higher CGHS Contribution applies only from the date of order of Promotion / MACP – Clarification issued by CGHS for queries from ministries whether to deduct CGHS contribution with effect from the date of effect of promotion / MACP
Government of India
Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
CGHS (P) Section
Nirman Bhavan, New Delhi
Dated the 10th December, 2015
Sub: Deduction of CGHS Contribution on change of Grade Pay by virtue of promotion/grant of NFSG from retrospective date- reg.
This Ministry is receiving requests from various ministries regarding deduction of CGHS Contribution on change of Grade Pay by virtue of promotion/grant of NFSG from retrospective date. The matter was examined in this ministry and a clarification was issued in this regard vide letter No.S 11030/55/2011-CGHS (P) dated 26/10/2012.
Matter is again clarified as under:
‘In cases where pay of a Government employee is revised from a retrospective date, resulting in change of amount of CGHS contribution payable, contribution at the higher slab rate may be recovered only from the date of issue of the Order, i.e., the date on which the Order upgrading his pay was issued, and not the date from which his pay is being effected (retrospectively).’
(Sunil Kumar Gupta)
Under Secretary to the Govt. of India