One time contribution for ECHS /medical facilities for Defence

No.17(11)/2018/WE/D(Res-I)
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF DEFENCE
(DEPARTMENT OF EX-SERVICEMEN WELFARE)
B WING, ROOM No.221
SENA BHAVAN, NEW DELHI

Dated 12th April, 2019

The Chief of Army Staff
The Chief of Naval Staff
The Chief of Air Staff

Subject : One time contribution for ECHS membership and entitlement of Ward in empanelled Hospitals/ Medical facilities in respect of World War II veterans, ECOs, SSCOs and Pre-Mature Retires.

Sir,

In continuation of MoD letter No.17(11)/2018ANE/D(Res-I) dated 7.3.2019, I am directed to convey the sanction of the Government prescribing one time contribution for ECHS membership and entitlement of ward in empanelled hospitals / medical facilities in respect of World War-II Veterans, Short Service Commissioned Officers (SSCOs), Emergency Commissioned Officers (ECOs) and Pre-mature Retirees (PMR) and their spouses as under :-

S.No.Rank
One time contributionWard entitlement
a.Recruit to Havildars of Army & equivalent Ranks in Navy & Air ForceRs. 30,000/-General
b. Nb Sub/ Sub/ Sub Maj. and equivalent Ranks in Navy & Air Force (including Hony Nb Sub/MACP Nb Sub and Hony Lt/Capt)Rs. 67,000/-Semi Private
c.All OfficersRs. 1,20,000/-Private

2. All other provisions of this Ministry’s letter referred above, unaffected by this order, will remain unchanged.

3. This issues with the concurrence of Ministry of Defence (Finance) vide their U.O. No.31(02)/2019/Fin/Pen dated 12.04.2019.

Yours faithfully,

(A.K. Karn)
Under Secretary to the Govt. of India
Tele Fax: 23014946

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