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|Central Organisation ECHS
Adjutant General’s Branch
Integrated Headquarters of
MoD (Army), Thimayya Marg,
Near Gopinath Circle,
Delhi Cantt- 110 010
|B/49711-NewSmartCard/AG/ECHS||19 Dec 2018|
IHQ of MOD (Air Force)
IHQ of MOD (Navy)
HQ South Comd (A/ECHS)
HQ East Comd (A/ECHS)
HQ West Comd (A/ECHS)
HQ Central Comd (A/ECHS)
Northern Comd (A/ ECHS)
South West Comd (A / ECHS)
All Area Headquarters
All Regional Centres
UTILISATION OF ECHS SERVICES BEYOND 31 DEC 2018
1. Refer to Central Organisation, ECHS, letter No 13/49711-NewSmartCard / AG / ECHS dated 31 Aug 2018.
(a) New 64 Kb ECHS Smart Card obtained.
(b) New 64 Kb ECHS Smart Card applied successfully but cards awaited.(c) 32 Kb ECHS Smart Card holder and not yet applied for new 64 Kb ECHS Card due to 32 Kb ECHS Card not completed 10 years from date of issue.
(d) NRIs who have yet to apply for new 64 Kb-Cards.
(e) ECHS beneficiaries, who could not apply for new 64 Kb ECHS Card due to Aadhar Card not possible to be made for them.
(f) Applied for New 64 Kb ECHS Smart Card but application under observation.
(g) Temporary Slip holder and not applied for new 64 Kb Cards.
(h) 16 Kb Card holders not applied for new 64 Kb Cards.
(a) The new 64 Kb Cards issued to the beneficiaries are preactivated Cards. A Kiosk is being installed with necessary software Pan India in a phased manner to automate the Smart Card process at polyclinics. ECHS services will continue to be provided to such category of persons.
(b) Polyclinics where the new equipment is not yet installed, 64 Kb Cards will keep getting their entitled treatment and these Cards to be used as visual identity and handled as Temporary Slip to provide ECHS treatment including referral of beneficiary to empanelled hospitals. In case an individual who has collected new 64 Kb Card and wants to change the data or has already lost it, then a provision has been created online to fill up online application for loss of 64 Kb Card /change in data.
(a) 32 Kb Card holder will keep getting his entitled medical benefits based on his 32 Kb Card.
(b) Temporary Slip holder to get his temporary slip extended by another three months from the OIC parent polyclinc to get entitled medical benefits. However, the beneficiary should get his observations cleared on priority. They will be ineligible if the observations are not rectified by 31 Mar 2019.
(c) 16 Kb Card holder can down load temporary slip online which will be valid for six months. This temporary slip has to be validated by the OIC parent polyclinic. However, the beneficiary should get all observations cleared on priority and must be settled latest by 31 Mar 2019.
Jt Dir (Stats & Automation)
for MD ECHS
Directorate of Air Veterans-III
Subroto Park, New Delhi – 110010
Coast Guard Veterans Cell,
Coast Guard HQ New Delhi,
HQ DG NCC, West Block-IV
RK Puram, New Delhi
All Sections – S & A Section to upload an ECHS website and instr UTI to fwd to all empanelled hospitals.
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