ECHS Recruitment 2016 for 27 Medical jobs. Ex-Servicemen Contributory Health Scheme (ECHS), Jamnagar & Rajkot has announced notification for the recruitment of Officer-in-Charge, Nursing Assistant, peon, Assistant/ Technician/ Hygienist, Lab Assistant, Dental and other vacancies on contractual basis. Eligible candidates may apply in the prescribed format of application on or before 6-2-2016.
Retired Armed Forces personnel till 2002 could avail medical facilities only for specific high cost surgery/treatment for a limited number of diseases covered under the Army Group Insurance(Medical Branch Scheme) (AGI(MBS)) and Armed Forces Group Insurance Scheme(Management Information System) (AFGIS (MIS)) schemes. These medicare schemes could provide some relief to the ESM, but it was not a comprehensive scheme as compared to and available for other Central Government Employees. Therefore, the requirement was felt of establishing a medicare system which could provide quality medicare to the retirees of the Armed Forces.
Based on this noble aim, and after detailed deliberations, a comprehensive scheme has taken shape as ECHS, authorised vide Government of India, Ministry of Defence letter No 22(i) 01/US/D(Res) dated 30 Dec 2002. The ECHS was launched with effect from 01 Apr 2003. With the advent of this scheme. Ex-servicemen pensioners and their dependants who were only entitled for treatment in service hospital are now authorised treatment, not only in service hospitals, but also in those civil/private hospitals which are specifically empanelled with the ECHS.
Conceptually the ECHS is to be managed through the existing infrastructure of the Armed Forces in order to minimise the administrative expenditure. The existing infrastructure includes command and control structure, spare capacity of Service Medical facilities (Hospitals and MI Rooms), procurement organisations for medical and non medical equipment, defence land and buildings etc.
The ECHS Central Organisation is located at Delhi and functions under the Chief of Staff Committee (COSC) through AG and DGDC&W in Army HQ. The Central organisation is headed by Managing Director, ECHS, a serving Major General. There are 28 Regional Centres ECHS and 426 ECHS Polyclinics. ECHS is also an attached office of Dept of Ex-Servivemen Welfare (DoESW), Ministry of Defence (MoD) as are Directorate General Resettlement(DGR) and Kendriya Sainik Board (KSB).
ECHS Recruitment 2016 Details:
Recruitment Notification Highlights
Total Number of Vacancies: 27 posts
Name of the Posts:
1. Officer-in-charge: 3 Posts
2. Nursing Assistant: 3 Posts
3. Dental Assistant/ Technician/ Hygienist: 2 Posts
4. Peon: 1 Post
5. Lab Assistant: 2 Posts
6. Lab Technician: 2 Posts
7. Medical Officer: 6 Posts
8. Pharmacist: 2 Posts
9. Ambulance Driver: 1 Post
10. Female Attendant: 1 Post
11. Safaiwala: 1 Post
12. Chowkidar: 2 Posts
13. Dental Officer: 1 Post
Important Dates for ECHS Recruitment 2016:
Last Date for Receipt of Applications: 6-2-2016.
Post No.1, 7, 13: Rs.46,000/-
Post No.2, 3, 5, 6, 8: Rs.15,000/-
Post No.4, 10 to 12: Rs.8,970/-
Post No.9: Rs.10,500/-
Candidates must have passed MBBS/ MS/ BDS/ Graduate/ Diploma/ B.Sc/ DMLT/ B.Pharma/ 10+2/ 8th class/ Literate with relevant experience.
Candidates will be selected based on Interview.
How to Apply ECHS Recruitment 2016:
The eligible candidates may send their application in the prescribed format along with relevant certificates to contact ECHS Cell, Station Headquarters, Near Pawan Chakki , Jail Road, Jamnagar-361005 on or before 6-2-2016.
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