No.22(02)/11/US(WE)/D(res) Government of India Ministry of Defence Department of Ex-Servicemen Welfare New Delhi, the 10th May, 2013 To, The Chie
The Chief of Army Staff
The Chief of Naval Staff
The Chief of Air Staff
Subject : Travelling Allowances for Medical Treatment.
(i) No change.
(ii) No Change
(iii) Air Travel Reimbursement for air travel in emergency cases will be considered on merits of individual case by the Ministry in consultation with MoD (Finance) provided the Medical officer of Polyclinic or the Specialist at Service Hospital certifies in writing that the air travel was absolutely essential and that travel by other means i.e. by rail or road etc., would have definitely endangered the life of the patient or involved the risk of serious aggravation of the condition of the patient.
(iv) Kidney Donor : Reimbursement of travelling allowance to the kidney Donor in connection with the journeys undertaken for donation of kidney is admissible at the following rates
(aa) If the donor is a non-ECHS beneficiary.– Will be admissible at the rates applicable to the recipient ECHS beneficiary.
(ab) If the Donor is another ECHS beneficiary- Will be admissible at the rate applicable to the donor.
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