No. 24(12)/03/US(WE)/D(Res)

Government of India
Ministry of Defence

New Delhi, the 18 November,2003

The Chief of Army Staff
The Chief of Naval Staff
The Chief of Air Staff

Subject : Empanelment of Hospitals/Diagnostic Centers
for ex-servicemen Contributory Health Scheme (ECHS)


With reference to Govt of India, Ministry of Defence letter No 22(1)/01/US(WE)/D(Res) dated 30 Dec 2002, I am directed to convey the sanction of the Government for the Empanelment of Hospitals/Diagnostic Centers recognized by Railways (as per list enclosed in Appendix) for treatment of ECHS beneficiaries under Ex-servicemen Contributory Health Scheme (ECHS) with immediate effect.

2. The rates of payment to these hospitals will be the negotiated rates or the Railway approved rates or the CGHS rates applicable for the same or the nearest town/city covered under CGHS, whichever is the lowest.

3. The hospitals will be recognized for a period of one year or till review/renegotiation.

4. This issues with the concurrence of Ministry of Defence (Finance) vide their U.O. No. 1226/PD/03 dated 12.11.03.



Yours faithfully,





Under Secretary to the Government of India


Sl No State City Zones Name of Hospitals Recognised for
1 AP Guntakal SCR NMDC./Ranjitpura Guntakal General Cases
2 AP Hyderabad SCR Bibi Cancer Hosp Hyderabad Cancer Tt
3 AP Hyderabad SCR Global hospital Hyderabad Gastroenterology & Lap
4 AP Hyderabad SCR Care hospital/Hyderabad Cardiac Surgery & Cardiology
5 AP Hyderabad SCR Indo American Cancer/Hyderabad Cancer
6 AP Vijaywada SCR City Cardiac research Centre/Vijayawada Heart Speciality
7 AP Vishakhapatnam SER Apollo Hospital/Vishakhapatnam Cardiac
8 Assam Guwahati NF Guwahati Neurological Centre/Guwahati Neurology
9 Delhi New Delhi NR North point Hosp Jangpura New Delhi Urinary Lithiasis
10 Delhi New Delhi NR PSRI/Delhi Renal Treatment
11 Gujarat Ahmedabad WR Instt of Kidney Diseases/Ahmedabad Renal
12 Gujarat Rajkot WR Nathalal Parikh Ca Instt/Rajkot Cancer
13 Haryana Ambala NR Aneja Hospital/Ambala Cantt Lap & General Surgery
14 Haryana Ambala NR MK Dutta hosp Ambala Cantt General
15 HP Kalka NR JN Shori Hospital Kalka General
16 Jharkhand Dhanbad ER BCCL Hospital/Dhanbad General Treatment
17 Jharkhand Jamshedpur SER Tata main Hospital/Jamshedpur General
18 Jharkhand Naisarai ER Central Hospital/Naisarai Specialized treatment
19 Karnataka Bijapur SCR Siber Ca. hospital&Rch Centre/BZA Cancer
20 Karnataka Hubli SCR Karnataka Catherapy & Research Institute Cancer
21 Kerala Cochin SR Cochin Port Trust/Willington Island/Cochin General
22 Kerala Ernakulam SR Lissie Hospital/Ernakulam General
23 Kerala Quilon SR Bishop Benzigar/Quilon Emergencies
24 Kerala Tiripunithra SR Vijay Kumar Menon Hospital/Tripunithra General
25 Kerala Trivandrum SR PRS Hospital Trivandrum General Emergencies
26 Maharashtra Mumbai CR Aditya Jyot Hospital, Mumbai Eye
27 Maharashtra Pune CR Deen Dayal Memorial Hospital/Pune Cardiac & Emergencies
28 MP Bhopal CR Jawahar Lal Cancer Hospital/Bhopal Cancer
29 MP Gwalior CR Birla Instt of Med Research/ Gwalior Emergencies
30 MP Indore WR Choiith Ram & Research Centre/Indore Speciality in emergency
31 MP Panchgani CR Bel Air Sanatorium Panchangani Tuberculosis
32 Orissa Bacheli SER NMDC Bacheli General
33 Orissa Baraipali SER JMJ Hospital/Baraipali General
34 Orissa Birmitrapur SER BSL hospital/Birmitrapur/SER Emergencies
35 Orissa Cuttack SER Christian hospital/Bisam Cuttack Emergencies
36 Orissa Kirandul SER NMDC. Hospital/Kirandul General
37 Orissa Rourkela SER Ispat General Hospital/Rourkela General
38 Orissa Talcher SER Nehru Shatabdi Central hospital/Talcher General
39 Punjab Ferozpur NR Francis Newton Mission Hosp/Ferozpur Gyneac/Obstr
40 Punjab Jagadari NR Christian Mission Hosp Jagadri Specialized treatment
41 Punjab Jagadari NR Lal Maternity Hospital/Jagadri Maternity
42 Punjab Jalandhar NR Gurunanak Mission Hosp/Jullander City Emergency Cases
43 Punjab Jalandhar NR Sacred Heart Hospital Jullunder City Heart Cases
44 Punjab Ludhiana NR CMC Ludhiana Emergent cases
45 Punjab Ludhiana NR Dayanand Med Coll/Ludiana General & Specialised
46 TN Chennai SER VHS Adyar/Chennai Cancer & Neurological cases
47 TN Chennai SR Rai Memorial Centre/Chennai Oncology/Radiotherapy
48 TN Chennai SR Shankar Netralaya/Chennai Eye
49 TN Kodikanal SR Van Allen Mission Hosp/Kodikanal hills General
50 TN Trichirapalli SR GVN Cancer Hospital/Trichy Cancer
51 UP Agra CR Jai Hospital/Agra General
52 UP Ghaziabad NR Ganesh hospital/Ghaziabad Emergency Cases
53 UP Moradabad NR Vivekananda Hospital Moradabad Superspl, Gyneac
54 UP Mussorie NR Landoure Community hosp/Mussorie Emergencies
55 WB Kasganj NER Christian Hospital/Kasganj General Emergencies
57     SER Kiriburu Iron or Mines Hospital/SAIL General