Defence Civilian Medical Aid Fund The membership of the fund will be open on a voluntary basis to:
All defence civilian employees whether Gazetted or Non gazetted, Permenent or Temporary, Industrial or Non-Industrial employees and from various departments.
Rates of full service membership (one time payment) Basic pay : Less than Rs. 3050 - Rs.200
Rs.3050 and above but less than Rs.6500 - Rs.300
Rs. 6500 and above - - Rs.400
A list of effective members of the fund as on the 31st December shall be furnished each year, not later thanthe middle of February next year, to Honorary Secretary of the fund by the Authorised Officer collecting subscription for the fund.
Every member, including those who rejoin the Fund after once ceasing to be its members, shall becomeentitled to the fund subject to the condition that annual members shall have to complete the membershipof the fund for one year commencing from the date on which the first subscription is paid. Payment of subsciptionwith retrospective effect shall not entitle any member to the benefits of the fund from a retrospective date. The benefits granted by the fund are:
NUTRITIOUS DIET ALLOWANCE: 1. Members and their dependents suffering from Tuberculosis and LeprosyShall be given Nutritious Diet Allowance at the rates of Rs.800 Per Month upto 2 years,in case of suffering from Cancer up to 5 years.
2. In case of female members and spouses of male members suffering severe anaemia during pregnancy period,shall be given Nutritious Diet Allowance at the rates of Rs.800 Per Month.
3. Lactating female members and spouses of the male members of the fund,Shall be given Nutritious Diet Allowance at the rates of Rs.800 Per Month upto 4 months.4. Members and their dependents suffering from burn injuries,Shall be given Nutritious Diet Allowance at the rates of Rs.150 Per Week upto 12 weeks.
ADDITIONAL FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: 1. Reimbursement of the cost of procuring blood as and when required for transfusion in various ailments including Leukemia and bone marrow transplantation @ Rs. 600 per transfusion. 2.Cataract Operation with Implantation of Intra-Occular Lens - upto Rs.5,000 3. Hearing Aid upto - Rs. 1,500 4. Purcahse of Curtches upto - Rs.5,000 5. Purcahse of Whell Chairs upto - Rs.5,000 6. Purcahse of Support Shoes (Calipers) - upto Rs.2,000 7. Purcahse of Neck Band for Cervical Spondilitis - upto Rs.1,000 8.Purcahse of Tricycles for Physically Handicapped - upto Rs.5000
IN CASE OF MAJOR OPERATIONS: Reimbursement upto Rs. 15,000 *Coronary By Pass Surgery
*Implantation of Pace Makers
*Joint Replacement Surgery
EX-GRATIA GRANT FOR LOSS OF LIMBS / EYES: Incase of loss of two limbs / eyes or more of the member patient due to an accident Rs. 15,000 (lumpsum)
Incase of loss of one limb / eye of the member patient due to an accident Rs. 10,000 (lumpsum)
DIALYSIS ALLOWANCE: In case the members and their dependents are suffering from Chronic Renal disease and are on Dialysis,Rs. 800 Per month upto 5 years.