Welcome to the website of Central Government Health Scheme, Kolkata
The “Central Government Health Scheme” (CGHS) for the Central Govt. employees and their dependents was started in New Delhi in 1954. Subsequently, the scheme was extended to pensioners, freedom fighters and other specific groups of people. The scheme was introduced in Kolkata during 1972. Apart from Delhi and Kolkata, the scheme now covers the cities of Mumbai, Allahabad, Meerut, Kanpur, Patna, Nagpur, Chennai, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Jaipur, Pune, Lucknow, Ahmedabad, Guwahati, Thiruvananthapuram, Shillong, Bhopal, Chandigarh, Bhubaneswar and Ranchi.
CGHS Kolkata has 21 allopathic dispensaries. Besides a polyclinic provides specialist services in Pediatrics, Eye, Dental , Gynecology & Obstetrics.There are two Homoeopathy, one Unani and one Ayurveda units providing respective services. Five Pathological laboratories attached to one each in four dispensaries(Two in South and Two in North) and the polyclinic are also providing services. A Central Medical Store is functioning at 5 Esplanade East.