KV teachers not entitled to CGHS Scheme

Central Government Health Scheme (CGHS) Facilities for Government School Teachers – KV teachers not entitled to CGHS Scheme – Rajya Sabha

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE

RAJYA SABHA

UNSTARRED QUESTION NO.2470

TO BE ANSWERED ON 10TH DECEMBER, 2019

CGHS FACILITIES FOR GOVERNMENT SCHOOL TEACHERS

2470. SHRI MAJEED MEMON:

Will the Minister of HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE be pleased to state:

(a) whether CGHS facility is available to all the Government employees working in Government offices;

(b) whether Government contemplates on providing this facility to the teachers teaching in Government schools; and

(c) if not, reasons therefor?

ANSWER

THE MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE

(SHRI ASHWINI KUMAR CHOUBEY)

(a): CGHS facility is available to all Central Government employees and pensioners residing in areas covered under the scheme. Their dependent family members are also eligible to avail the facilities under the scheme.

(b): No.

(c): Central Government Health Scheme is primarily meant for Central Government employees and pensioners, Hon’ble Members of Parliaments, ex-Members of Parliament and their dependents. Only few other categories of beneficiaries like Hon’ble Chief Justice of India, Judges and former Judges of Supreme Court of India and former Judges of High Court, etc., and some Autonomous Bodies (on cost to cost basis) have been extended CGHS facility under the scheme.

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Source: Rajyasabha

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