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Extension of the Benefits

Government of West Bengal
Finance Department
Audit Branch
Medical Cell

No. 9021-F (MED)                                                                                                          Dated the 16 th Sept, 2011.

Notification

From some time past, the Government has been considering extension of benefits of the West Bengal Health Scheme, 2008 to the retired members of All India Services who rendered services in the affairs of the State and not enrolled under the Central Government Health Scheme (CGHS).
Now, the Governor is pleased to extend the benefits of the West Bengal Health Scheme, 2008 to such retired members of All India Services on payment of one-time contribution of Rs. 40,000/-(Rupees Forty Thousand) only.
The respective Pension Sanctioning Authority will enroll the names of such pensioners following the provisions of the West Bengal Health Scheme, 2008 for the pensioners. The said Authority will also settle the claims for reimbursement. Except one-time contribution, all other terms and conditions of the Scheme will remain the same.

By order of the Governor,
Sd/-
(C.M. Bachhawat)
Principal Secretary to the
Government of West Bengal,
Finance Department.

Government of West Bengal
Finance Department
Audit Branch
Medical Cell

No. 9022-F (MED)                                                                                                          Dated the 16 th Sept, 2011.

From: Shri Samiran Pal, W.B.C.S. (Exe.),
Joint Secretary to the
Government of West Bengal,
Finance Department.

To: The Deputy Accountant General (A & E), West Bengal,
VLC, Treasury Buildings, Kolkata- 700001.

Sir,
        The benefits of the West Bengal Health Scheme, 2008 has been extended to the retired members of All India Services who rendered services in the affairs of the State and not enrolled under the Central Government Health Scheme under Notification No. 9021-F (MED), dt. 16-09-2011. Such retired members shall have to pay Rs. 40,000/- (Rupees Forty Thousand) only as one-time contribution for enrolment of names under the Scheme.
Now, I am directed by order of the Governor to say that the Governor is pleased to accord sanction to the opening of a new head of account, “0071- Contributions and Recoveries towards Pension and other Retirement Benefits-01 Civil-101 Subscriptions and Contributions-004 Contribution for enrolment in WBHS, 2008 of the retired members of AIS-27 other receipts” where receipts of contribution for enrolment under the Scheme of the aforesaid pensioners are to be deposited.
This order is issued with the concurrence of the Finance Department, Group- ‘N’ U.O. No. 0953, dt. 12-09-2011.

urs faithfully,
Sd/- S. Pal
Joint Secretary to the
Government of West Bengal