Government Health Scheme(CGHS) was introduced during 1954 with a view to
providing comprehensive & holistic medical facilities to the Central Govt
employees, other entitled categories and their family members and is available
as of now approximately in 37 cities of India.
The beneficiaries of CGHS Bengaluru can avail healthcare services in different
systems of medicine such as Allopathy (Modern Scientific Medicine), Homoeopathy,
Unani & Ayurveda. Functioning of CGHS is within the ambit of the rules and
regulation laid down from time to time by the Directorate of CGHS, under
Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India. CGHS Bengaluru
caters to a population of approximately 1.25 lakhs. There are Ten Wellness
Centres, One Polyclinic, One Dental unit (modern medicine), Two Ayurveda units,
One Homeopathy unit and one Unani unit. All wellness centres are easily
accessible and all have been provided with basic health care infrastructure. The
CGHS Wellness Centre no. 7, Koramangala, Bengaluru won the nationís best
performing unit award for the year 2010.