Provision for Emergency Medical Facilities to Railway Employees

Railway Hospitals and Health Care Units to provide Emergency Railway Medical Facilities to Railway beneficiaries

Railway Board has received representations to the effect that the registered Railway beneficiaries facing difficulties in availing railway medical facilities during emergencies in places other than the place where their medical card is registered.  The Board instructs all concerned to give medical assistances to RELHS-97 retired railway employees, their spouse and eligible dependents at the same level of medical facilities as that of serving railway employees.

SOUTH CENTRAL RAILWAY

Headquarters Office.
Personnel Branch.
Secunderabad.

Date:.31.07.2015

No. P(R)/438/CHS/IV

ALL CONCERNED

PERSONNEL BRANCH SERIAL CIRCULAR N0. 70/2015

Copy of Board’s letter No.2012/H/PNM/NFIR dated 14.07.2015 is forwarded for information, guidance and necessary action.

(P.RADHA KRISHNA)
Secretary to CPO
for Chief Personnel Officer.

Board’s letter No. 2012/H/PNM/NFIR dated 14.07.2015

Sub: Provision of Emergency Railway Medical Facilities to Railway beneficiaries

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All railway employees, their spouse and eligible dependents are eligible to avail railway medical facilities in Railway Hospitals and Health Units etc. Similarly on joining RELHS-97 retired railway employees, their spouse and eligible dependents also become eligible for same level of medical facilities as that of serving railway employees.

Instances have come to the notice of the Board that the railway medical beneficiaries are facing difficulties in availing railway medical facilities during emergencies in places other than the place where their medical card is registered.

The matter has been examined in the Board’s Office and it has been decided, with the approval of competent authority, that all Railway Hospitals, Health Units etc., would ensure adequate medical facility to serving employees, their spouse and eligible dependents/ RELHS-97 card holders, their spouse and eligible dependents in emergencies. Such a facility will be extended on production of railway medical identity card/any other documentary proof that establishes the railway identity in case of serving railway employees and RELHS-97 cards in case of retired railway employees.

Sd/-
(RS.Shukla)/JD, Health

INDEX No.1049 MEDICAL FACILITIES S.C.No.
Provision of Emergency Railway Medical Facilities to Railway beneficiaries: Board have decided that all Railway Hospitals, Health Units etc., should ensure adequate medical facilities to serving employees, their spouse and eligible dependents/ RELHS-97 card holders, their spouse and eligible dependents in emergencies, in places other than the place where their medical card is registered, on production of railway medical identity card/any other documentary proof that establishes that railway identity in case of serving railway employees and RELHS-97 cards in case of retired railway employees. 70/2015

Download South Central Railway Board’s letter No. 2012/H/PNM/NFIR dated 14.07.2015

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