The Railway Senior Citizens Welfare Society, established in 1991 and registered under the Societies Act, has requested the Director General of Railway Health Service to consider granting Railway Employees and Pensioners the option to avail of Railway Health Services (RELHS) benefits for either their parents or parents-in-law. This request is in line with a clarification from the Director/CGHS regarding Central Government Employees’ ability to choose between their parents and parents-in-law for CGHS benefits.
Option for Railway Employees to avail RELHS benefits either for their Parents or Parents-in-law
RAILWAY SENIOR CITIZENS WELFARE SOCIETY
(Estd. 1991, Regd. No. 1881 – Under Registration of Societies Act)
Head Office: 32, Phase- 6, Mohali-160055 (Mob: 9316131598, 8360452584)
IDENTIFIED BY DOP&PW GOI- UNDER PENSIONERS’ PORTAL MEMBER, SCOVA (STANDING COMMITTEE FOR VOLUNTARY AGENCIES) PENSIONERS SINCE 1991
Railway Health Service,
Rail Bhawan, New-Delhi
Sub: – Option for Railway Employees to avail RELHS benefits either for their Parents or Parents-in-law.
Ref: – 1. Director CGHS File No. H.11020/2/2023-EHS dated 26-07-2023
2.Ministry of Health & Family Welfare memorandum No. 4(1)-18/63-H dated 03-03-1987
In reference to the above, Director/CGHS, after reviewing the subject matter, with the approval of competent authorities, has clarified for the option of Central Government Employees to avail CGHS benefits either for their Parents or Parents-in-law.
It is requested that a similar option be also made available to the Railway Employees & Pensioners so that their old parents/parent-in-law can get treatment in Railway Hospitals/Empaneled Hospitals, subject to the stipulated terms & conditions on the subject matter.
Sh. Harchandan Singh