Extension of Time for Enrolment under WBHS upto 31.03.2015

Government of West Bengal
Finance Department
Audit Branch
Medical Cell

No. 647-F(MED) Date: 27.02.2014


The existing, retired State Government employees/ family pensioners, AIS officers rendering their services in our State and also retired AIS officers rendered their services in our State have been getting the benefit of medical treatment as provided in West Bengal Health Scheme, 2008. In terms of Finance Department Notification No. 5986-F (MED), dated 12-07-2012, enrolment process under the Scheme was closed on 31.03.2013. Now, the Governor is pleased to order that the existing, retired State Government employees, pensioners, family pensioners, AIS and retired AIS officers who have not enrolled their names under the West Bengal Health Scheme, 2008 may be allowed to enrol their names up to 31-03-2015 following the provision as laid down in the Scheme.

2. The existing and retired employees as mentioned above not enrolling their names under West Bengal Health Scheme 2008 by 31-03-2015 shall not be eligible to get the benefits of the Scheme in future.

3. New entrants into Government service shall, however, be allowed to exercise option and complete enrolment under the Scheme within two years of their appointment into Government service.

4. An existing or retired employee/ family pensioner, existing or retired AIS officer enrolled under West Bengal Health Scheme, 2008 shall not be eligible to be enrolled further if he/ she opts out of the Scheme for whatever reason.

This will come into immediate effect.

By order of the Governor,

Sd/- H.K. Dwivedi
Principal Secretary to the
Government of West Bengal.

No. 647-F dated 27.02.2014, Source

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