ECHS Smart Card Upgradation Application Form

Ex-Servicemen ECHS Smart Card Upgradation Form, ECHS Smart Card Application Form, ECHS online smart card instructions, Documents required for echs card, ECHS white card, ECHS SMART CARD LOST/LOSS, Fees/Payment.

ECHS is mainly a scheme which is completely known as the Ex-Servicemen Contributory Health Scheme. This scheme is basically for the retired armed forces personnel of India. ECHS card is a very valuable asset for the army personnel. This card is used by the retired army men for the sort of their medical treatment.

ECHS Smart Card

This card can also be used by the family members of the retired army men. But it is compulsory for all of them to hold this ECHS card to get the medical benefits. Through this card the retired army men or his family members can get a medical treatment at reasonable prices. In simpler words we can say that the army personnel gets a discount for their medical check up through this card. Earlier this card was in a form of card made up of paper material. But now this card has Upgradation into Smart Card. This card is Known as “ECHS Smart Card” In General Language.

Now this card has been given a new name i.e. ECHS Smart Card. This card has now become digital and now it looks identical to ATM cards. The card is of 64 KB and all the details of the army personnel exists in this ECHS Smart card. Now all the ex-servicemen {Army Men, Fauji, Military Man} of the army needs to hold this card in order to get the medical benefits in ECHS medical centers. Forces Like BSF, DSC, CRPF, ITBP, and Other Paramilitary Forces will Cover this Facility. So the card seems to be mandatory when the army personnel or his family members visit the ECHS medical center for the sort of their treatment. Without this smart card no army personnel of his family member will get any special benefit. So all the ex – service men of the army must apply for this ECCHS smart card.

ECHS Smart Card Upgradation Documents Required

Person applying for the ECHS smart card must be retired Ex – Servicemen and must be taking a pension from the Controller of Defense Accounts including Indian Coast Guard Personnel.
Disabled personnel in operations are also eligible for this ECHS smart card.
Unemployed son of the retired army personnel up to the age of 25 years is also eligible to take the benefits of ECHS smart card.
Minor brother up to the age of 18 years can also be a beneficiary of ECHS smart card.
Physically or mentally disable child, brother, sister are eligible for this scheme for their entire life time.
NOK of battle casualties are also eligible to apply for this scheme.
Unmarried daughter, sister (including widow) are also eligible for the scheme.
Dependent parents whose monthly income is not more than Rs. 9000 are also eligible for this ECHS smart card.

Numerous retired army personnel has already applied for this scheme. So all those retired army personnel who has not applied for their ECHS smart card and is eligible to apply for the Smart card, can apply for it.

ECHS Smart Card Upgradation Application Form

ECHS Smart Card Upgradation

  • Click on Online Smart Card Application / Smart Card Upgradation Form.
  • An ECHS Smart Card application form will appear.

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ECHS Online Smart Card Instructions

ECHS Smart Card Instructions-pdf

ECHS Smart Card Lost / Loss

  • In Case of ECHS Smart Lost / Loss, Then you need to do the following things, Those are very Important.
  • Firstly You need to be Blocked Immediately and Inform about Respective Regional Center of ECHS.
  • After the Order of the Regioanl center the Card wil be blocked by SITL.
  • Person should Submit an application with the required documents.
  • The required things are An Affidative loss took place mentioned with 10 Rupees Judicial Stamp paper Duly Notorised.
  • DD In Favor of ECHS Regional Center for Duplicate Smart Card Rupees 135 for One Card will be submitted.
  • Photo Copy of ECHS Smart Card (If available)
  • New Application from filled with Photo Affixed (Beneficiary Concerned)
  • AfterThis a New Smart card will be issued by the Stn Headquarters.

ECHS Smart Card Frees / Payment

For a New ECHS Smart Card Online, Fees will be payed to the ECHS Department. The Cost/Payment charges for a New/Duplicate Smart Card applicants need to Pay 135/- Rupees to the Department.

After the submission of ECHS Smart Card Upgradation take a print out of the temporary slip shown on the screen. Take the slip to the nearest ECHS polyclinic and submit it there. The Smart card will then be sent within in few days.

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  1. I have applied for ECHS smart card on 22 Feb 2018 but till date ie 23 August i have not received the card registeration NO is 0000048541 what should i do

  2. form is become back after save it..I tried it for many times. But same thing happened..what is the problem.. please help me sir

  3. Sir, I fill the initial form (Registration form) but after clicking of “Register” option, there is no further action. It’s remains same as it is. Please assist me do so.

  4. Sir, Why cant you take ‘Xerox’ of ECHS-old Card with New-Form ‘MACP’ ect. and requisite Fee Payment of Rs.177/- . Collect it at every ‘Polyclinic’ & get it forwarded to your HQ , and make New-Card’s by sending it to all concerned Districts . Its a Simple procedure . Please do not make it Complicated , but help all ‘Veteran’s . Because your Motive is to Tax-ESM & not to cancel or avoid Treatments . Regards .

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