CGHS (Central Government Health Scheme) is a Government of India venture. It was initiated under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare in the year 1954. Prime objective behind establishment of the organization was to offer comprehensive healthcare facilities to employees who are engaged professionally in the central government employment units. Apart from central government employees, the scheme also benefits the dependants of the employees and pensioners.
The organization has its headquarters in New Delhi. Its other operational wings are found in cities like Allahabad, Bangalore, Ahmedabad, Bhopal, Bhubhaneshwar, Chennai, Chandigarh, Dehradun, Guwahati, Jaipur, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Kanpur, Meerut, Mumbai, Lucknow, Patna, Pune, Nagpur, Jammu, Trivandrum, Shillong and Ranchi.
Medical facilities at CGHS are offered through Wellness Centers which were previously known as CGHS Dispensaries. Apart from Allopathic, other modes of treatments which are provided at the Wellness Centers include Ayurveda, Homeopathy, Yoga, Unani and Sidha.
Career Options at CGHS
Various Wellness Centers, Dispensaries and Polyclinics which are run under CGHS are known to offer wide range of career and employment options to medical aspirants. Some of the popular jobs in CGHS Delhi are offered with the below-mentioned job-titles:
- Specialists in Polyclinics
- Pharmacist Grade-I (Allopathic)
- Staff Nurse
- Lab Assistant
- General Physicians
- Dental Surgeon
- Gynecologist & Obstetrician
Jobs in CGHS are offered on both permanent basis and contractual basis. Recruitment of pharmacist in CGHS Delhi and other cities is generally done through personal interview as well as written test. Information regarding CGHS Delhi recruitment is given at the official website (http://mohfw.nic.in) of the organization.
How to Apply for the Job?
For any job vacancy offered by CGHS, candidates are required to download application form in the prescribed format from the website of the organization. The filled up application forms along with attested passport size photographs and photo copies of other supporting testimonials should be sent by Registered Post only.