Due to Pandemic COVID-19 situation the competent authority has approved the extension of the validity of online temporary slips till 31 Oct 2021 for ECHS beneficiaries
Ex-Servicemen Contributory Health Scheme
Department of Ex-Servicemen Welfare
Central Organisation ECHS
Adjutant General’s Branch
Integrated Headquarters of
MoD (Army), Thimayya Marg,
Near Gopinath Circle,
Delhi Cantt- 110 010
15 July 2021
IHQ of MoD (Air Force)
IHQ of MoD (Navy)
HQ West Comd (A/ECHS)
HQ South Comd (A/ECHS)
HQ East Comd (A/ECHS)
HQ Central comd (A/ECHS)
Northern Comd (A/ECHS)
South West Comd (A/ECHS)
All Area Headquarters
All Regional Centres
EXTENSION OF VALIDITY OF TEMPORARY SLIP TILL 31 OCT 2021
1. Please refer to CO,ECHS letter No B/49711-IT/AG/ECHS/Gen Corr dated 03 Dec 2020 (copy attached).
2. All Ex-Servicemen/ Primary Beneficiaries who apply online for new 64 Kb ECHS cards are permitted to download online Temporary slip as per category given at Para 4 of letter under reference. These online temporary slips when downloaded are required to be countersigned for the first time from the OIC Parent Polyclinic and is valid for six months. Subsequently the OIC Parent Polyclinic can extend the validity for three months each till receipt of new 64 Kb cards after satisfying that the new cards are not ready for collection.
3. Due to Pandemic COVID-19 situation the competent authority has approved the extension of the validity of online temporary slips till 31 Oct 2021 for beneficiaries who have not collected their cards and are already in possession of online temporary slips. All Polyclinics and Empanelled Hospitals may be informed accordingly to accept the same.
4 It may also be noted that Temporary slips are collected back at the time of issue of 64 Kb cards by the issuing authentication.
Jt Dir (Statistics & Automation)
for MD ECHS