Illegalities and Infirmities in Implementation of ‘ExServicemen Contributory Health Scheme: Public Audit Findings and Other Irregularities - An Analytical Study

Authors

  • Bhupal Singh1 , Asha Verma2

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v20i3.1428

Keywords:

ECHS, Health Schemes, Ex-servicemen’ Health, CAG Audit

Abstract

The objective of the study is to find out the deficits in the Ex-servicemen Contributory Health Scheme

(ECHS) that was introduced in 2003 by the Government of India as a panacea for all health needs of veterans’

fraternity. The study also analyses these deficiencies and submit certain tangible recommendations with a

view to improvise the existing health scheme which should enhance the satisfaction level of the ECHS

beneficiaries availing the medical facility. The article critically examines various flaws and shortcomings

in the implementation of contributory health scheme meant for retired armed forces personnel and their

family members. Author focusses on the public audit findings on the performance of the healthcare scheme

to evaluate the working of the medicare facility available under the health scheme.

Author Biography

Bhupal Singh1 , Asha Verma2

1 Ph.D. Scholar (Law), 2Professor (Ph.D. Guide), Amity Institute of Advanced Legal Studies,

Amity University, Noida (UP)

Published

2020-07-24

How to Cite

Bhupal Singh1 , Asha Verma2. (2020). Illegalities and Infirmities in Implementation of ‘ExServicemen Contributory Health Scheme: Public Audit Findings and Other Irregularities - An Analytical Study. Medico Legal Update, 20(3), 389-393. https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v20i3.1428