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AFFDF-Financial Assistance For Treatment Of Serious Diseases To Non Pensioner Ex-Servicemen (All Ranks)/Widows

Ex-Servicemen
Serious Disease Treatment
Widow Of Ex-Servicemen
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A scheme to provide financial assistance to a non-pensioner Ex-Servicemen of all ranks and widows to meet medical expenses related to treatment of approved serious diseases like cancer, renal failure, knee replacement and heart surgery.

Expenditure must be incurred at a approved govt hospital at the rates applicable under CGHS / ECHS.


List of the serious diseases are covered under this scheme


  • Angiography & Angioplasty
  • CABG. (l) Dialysis
  • Open heart surgery
  • Valve replacement
  • Pacemaker Implant
  • Cerebral stroke
  • Prostrate surgery
  • Joint replacement
  • Renal failure
  • Cancer


Treatment of other Diseases

In case the treatment of a serious disease which is not listed , such application will be referred to Director General Armed Forces Medical Services (DGAFMS) for comment/recommendation to consider it for financial assistance for treatment of that disease, to ESM under this scheme.



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