The central government has given approval to open CGHS in 6 districts


Before the Lok Sabha elections, the central government is going to give a big relief to Punjab, Haryana and Himachal Pradesh. Preparations have been started to open Central Government Health Scheme (CGHS) in 6 districts of these three states. A notification has been issued by the Director of Central CGHS.

In this notification, instructions have been issued to the respective Additional Directors of CGHS of Chandigarh and Delhi to visit these cities. It has also been asked to explore the possibility of opening CGHS Wellness Centers at these places and instructions have been given to collect data on the likely number of beneficiaries, especially both serving and pensioners, in the cities.

Along with this, the notification also said that the surrounding areas of these districts and the availability of suitable accommodation should also be looked into. It has been said in the notification that this should be done on a priority basis.