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Aadhaar Linking with CGHS ID Number Made Compulsory

File No.44-42/2016/MCTC/CGHS

Government of India
Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
Department of Health & Family Welfare

Nirman Bhawan, New Delhi 110 11
Dated 18 January, 2018

No : No 44-26/2016/MCTC/CGHS/EHS


Subject :- Integration of AADHAR Number with CGHS beneficiary number


With reference to the above subject the undersigned is directed to state that CGHS is capturing the AADHAR number of new CGHS beneficiaries. while issuing the CGHS Cards. Serving employees are already using the Aadhar based Bio-metric attendance system and a large number of primary card holders have linked their Aadhar number to CGHS Ben ID Number. However, some of the existing CGHS beneficiaries particularly the pensioner beneficiaries are yet to link their Aadhar Number. The matter has been reviewed and it is now decided that linking of Aadhar Number to Ben ID No has been made compulsory and all the CGHS beneficiaries are advised to link their Aadhar Number before 31st March 2018.

2. The procedure for doing so is as follows:

(I) Through CMO-In charge’s Module –

Beneficiary can visit CMO-Incharge of his/her CGHS Wellness Centre with AADHAR Card to get his her and family members’ AADHAR Number linked to CGHS Beneficiary Number.

(II) Registration of AADHAR Number by beneficiary himself/herself – the following steps are to be followed:

a. Log on to

b. Click – ‘Beneficiary Login’

c. Sign in with Ben ID and Password, if you are already registered.

d. If not registered Click Generate Password and follow instructions to obtain OTP on your registered Mobile Number

e. After signing in with Ben ID and Password. click ‘update AADHAR No

f. Enter AADHAR Numbers for all family members and save.

3. The co-operation of the CGHS beneficiaries  is solicited.

(Dharminder Singh)
Under Secretary to Government of India

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