Central Government Health Scheme (CGHS)


  • Scheme Details – CGHS is implemented to provide comprehensive health care coverage to employees and pensioners of Central Govt. establishments and their dependents. The scheme is available to only selected cities.
  • Eligibility – CGHS is applicable to central government employees, pensioners, and their dependents. The scheme is restricted to few cities only which are covered by CGHS.
  • Cost – Cost of the premium for scheme varies on the salary of the employee. If you earn more than Rs 7600 per month, a deduction of Rs. 500 is made from your salary. If your salary is up to Rs 1650 per month, only Rs 50 deduction will be made.
  • Benefits – Domiciliary care, dispensary services, Specialist consultation, Hospitalization, and Health Education.


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