CGHS: Guidelines in view of the Corona Virus (COVID-19) Infection – Issue of Medicines reg.
Govt. of India.
Min. of Health & Family Welfare
Directorate General of CGHS
545-A Nirman Bhawan, New Delhi.
Dated the 20th March, 2020
Subject: Guidelines in view of the Corona Virus (COVID-19) Infection- issue of medicines
With reference to the above subject and in continuation of the earlier OM of even Number dated 18.03.2020 it is clarified that medicines may be issued / indented for three months at a time (in Chronic diseases) through an authorized representative in the following special circumstances without requirement of the beneficiary himself/herself visiting Wellness Centre:
Elderly beneficiaries aged 60 years and above
Beneficiaries undergoing Immuno-suppressant treatment like organ transplant, chemotherapy , etc.,
Un-controlled diabetes/ decompensated cardiac status
Any other illness compelling stay at home.
The CMOs i/c and other CGHS Staff shall be sensitized to ensure strict compliance with these directions.
(Dr. Sanjay Jain)
AD(HQ)/ Addl. DDG(HQ), CGHS /All Additional Directors, CGHS Cities/Zones / MSD
All CMOs In charge and other staff at all CGHS Wellness Centres (Allopathic & AYUSH) / Units through concerned Addl. Director, CGHS
Copy for information to
Advisor, CGHS, MoHFW
PPS to SS& DG, CGHS, MoHFW
PPS to JS(AS), MoHFW
Under Secretary (EHSS), MoHFW
PS to Director, CGHS