Background -Ex-servicemen Contributory Health Scheme (ECHS) was launched with effect from 01 April 2003. The Scheme aims to provide allopathic medicare to Ex-servicemen pensioner and their dependents through a network of ECHS Polyclinics, Service medical facilities and civil empanelled/Govt hospitals spread across the country.
Eligibility for ECHS Membership - The Scheme caters for medical care to all
ESM pensioners including those getting Disability and Family Pensions and their
dependents, which includes wife/husband, legitimate children and wholly dependent
parents, brothers and sisters. To be eligible for membership of ECHS, a person must
meet the following twin conditions :-
(a) Should have ESM status.
(b) Should be drawing normal Service/Disability/Family Pension.
ECHS Polyclinic Haldwani - It is a Type `B’ Polyclinic. This Polyclinic was
established in the year 2006, however it started functioning from the present complex in
the year 2009. The Infrastructure available at the Polyclinic is as follows :-
(a) X-Ray machine.
(b) Well equipped Physiotherapy Room.
(c) Pathology Laboratory.
(d) ECG Machine, treatment and Dressing Room.
(e) One Dental officer and two Dental Chairs.
(f) Four medical officer and one Gynaecologist.
(g) Cafeteria for light snacks.
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