Advisory on Fixed Medical Allowance: ECHS

Advisory on Fixed Medical Allowance: MoD
Central Organisation ECHS
Adjutant General’s Branch
IHQ of MOD (Army)
Maude Lines
Delhi Cantt - 110 010

Tele : 011-25684847 
ASCON : 36832 
Fax : 011-25684946 
Email : diropsechs-mod@nicin 

B/49701-PR/AG/ECHS/2017 
22nd Dec 2017

All Command HQ's
All Regional Centre’s ECHS

ADVISORY ON FIXED- MEDICAL ALLOWANCE
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1. It is certified that ECHS Scheme is optional for all Pre April 2003 retirees and joining of Scheme is sole decision of ESM. As per lHQ of MoD ID No. 22(1)101/US(WE)/D(Res) dated 30 Dec 2002. FMA is forfeited once an ESM joins the Scheme. As per Govt orders. Ex-Servicemen Contributory Health Scheme is compulsory for all post Apr 2003 retirees.

2. It is intimated that release/cessation of pay and allowances from the pension of ESM is subject matter of Pension disbursing agencies and respective Bankers. 

3. Once ESM joines the Scheme, no provision exists for discontinuation of membership and issue of non membership certificate.

4. You are requested to accordingly take action vide Central Org ECHS letter No B/4970-11-SC/AG/ECHS dated- 02 Jul 2014 enclosed herewith. 

(BS Sisodia) 
Col
Dir (Ops & Coord)
for MD ECHS

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