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CCS approves ECHS membership to Assam Rifles pensioners, dependents

ANI | Updated: Jan 22, 2019 19:19 IST

New Delhi [India], Jan 22 (ANI): Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) on Tuesday approved ECHS (Ex-Servicemen Contributory Health Scheme) membership to Assam Rifles pensioners and their dependents residing in India and Nepal, subject to certain specific conditions.
The CCS approval will benefit more than 3 lakh beneficiaries.
As per MHA records, there are over 92,000 Assam Rifles pensioners including about 27,000 residing in Nepal. (ANI)