About Us

      Central Government Health Scheme was introduced  in  Thiruvananthapuram on 15th January 1996,  for  providing   comprehensive  medical  care  facilities for the Central  Government  Employees (Serving   & Retired),  family members and other entitled categories.     Initially C.G.H.S Trivandrum started functioning with three    Allopathy     Dispensaries  at  Kesavadasapuram,  Sasthamangalam  and Vanchiyoor respectively.       Now there is an Ayurvedic and a Homeopathy unit under CGHS  Trivandrum and it is funded  by the department of Ayush.


1) Medical Attendance including consultation with GDMO at CGHS Dispensaries 

2) Specialist consultation in selected Centres / Hospitals.  

3) Supply of medicines.  
4) Domiciliary visit (provided the pensioners resides within 3 Km of the CGHS dispensaries).

5) Hospital services at Govt. Hospitals and selected hospitals recognized under CGHS. It includes OPD, hospitalization, specialist investigations and treatment etc.

6) Ayurvedic / Homoeopathic treatment can be availed only from the Ayush dispensaries. However referral facilities / outside purchase of medicines are presently not allowed for pensioner beneficiaries in ayush dispensaries. 
1) Treatment in non-recognized hospitals except in emergency
2) Purchasing of OPD medicines from outside.
3) Administration of routine  injections at one’s  residence.
4) Dressing of wound at residence.
5) Supply of artificial appliances ( dentures, spectacles, etc., )
       Office of the Joint Director and All CGHS Wellness Centers are now fully computerized.
      Dispensary level advisory committee (DLAC)  meetings are conducted in all CGHS dispensaries on 2nd  Saturday’s of every month for monitoring the  proper  functioning of dispensaries and redressal of  grievances.