Letter from ECHS : All Medicines will now be Available

ECHS medicine NA reimbursement

It is a common complaint usually received in all ECHS polyclinics that there are extreame shortage of medicaine and a large number of Exservicemen do not get their prescribed medicine everyday . So, This should be resolved by the management.

Recently, a veterans association approached the Central Organisation, ECHS regarding solution of NA medicines which is increasing day by day. Due to lengthy process, it is very difficult to reimburse the cost of medicine. So, they have requested ECHS authority to purchase all prescribed medicine by ECHS centrally.

Detailed letter communicated to the Veterans organisation by ECHS authority is reproduced below :-

Tele: 25683476 B/49761/AG/ECHS/2023Central Organisation ECHS
Integrated HO of MoD (Army)
Adjutant General’s Branch
Thimayya Marg Near Gopinath Circle
Delhi Cantt-110010

14  Nov 2023

Bihar State Ex-Services league Vishweshraiya Nagar
Near Leads Asian School
Bailey Road, Patna
Danapur (Bihar) – 901503


  1. PI ref your letter No BIESL/01 dated 23 Oct 2023 recd vide Indian Ex-services League, New Delhi letter No IESL/358/ECHS/2023 dated 31 Oct 2023.
  2. Non availability of medicines in ECHS Polyclinic in Bihar was communicated by your organization and this is great concern. It is intimated that urgent measures are already initiated to address this concern, directing the SEMO to expedite the supply of medicines to all ECHS PC in Bihar.
  3. SEMO and ECHS RC have been requested to expedite the procurement and early distribution of medicine to all ECHS PC under their area of responsibly. The resolution of limited medicine supply will be rectified at the earliest and patient satisfaction level will be addressed by the provisioning authorities.
  4. For your info and necessary action please.

(S Kannan)
Lt Col
Offg Jt Dir (Med & Eqpt)

Copy to :-
Regional Centre ECHS, Patna   –               It is requested to look into the matter and liaise
PIN — 900441                                            with SEMO to resolve the issue under intimation to this HO.
c/o 56 APO

SEMO, MH Dehradun
Bihar State Ex-Services league Vishweshraiya Nagar
Near Leads Asian School
Bailey Road, Patna, Danapur (Bihar) – 901503
9, Nya ya Marg, ChanakyapuriNew Delhi — 110021

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