OM on Jurisdiction of Siliguri and Jalpaiguri CGHS WCs – Regarding
Government of India
Ministry of Health & Family Welfare
SPEED POST / FAX Office of the Additional Director
EMAIL / BY HAND Central Government Health Scheme
6, Esplanade East (Gr. Floor), Kolkata – 700 069.
No.51-255/CGHS/KOL/Admn/Postal Disp/2019/ 4958-97
Date: 13 MAY 2019
Consequent upon the merger of Postal Dispensaries located at Siliguri and Jalpaiguri with CGHS under the administrative control of Additional Director, CGHS, Kolkata on and from 01-04 2019, the above dispensaries have been rechristened as Siliguri and Jalpaiguri CGHS Wellness Centre.
As per the prevalent norms regarding jurisdiction of a CGHS Wellness Centre, which covers approximately 5 kms in radius from a particular dispensary, the demarcation of jurisdiction under Siliguri CGHS W.C. and Jalpaiguri CGHS W.C. have been finalized as per the Annextures attached for these two Wellness Centre separately as mentioned under:
(a)Annexure I for Siliguri CGHS W.C.
(b)Annexure II for Jalpaiguri CGHS W.C.
The Administration of all Central Government Offices located in the city of Siliguri and Jalpaiguri must compulsorily deduct 1 CGHS contribution from the salary of their employees whose residential address is within the jurisdiction of CGHS Wellness Centre in these two cities and this is not linked to the application for CGHS Cards by the concerned employees.
Central Government Pensioners residing within the area of jurisdiction may avail the benefits of CGHS, but will not be eligible to draw Fixed Medical Allowance with their pension as per rules.
This may please be given wide publicity.
(Dr. A.K. Sikdar)