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Chief Minister-gi Hakshelgi Tenbang (CMHT): Benefits, Eligibility & Enrollment Guide

TeamAckoMar 18, 2024

On January 21, 2018, the Manipur government introduced Chief Minister-gi Hakshelgi Tengbang, or CMHT. The goal of this health insurance project is to offer cashless medical services to households that have been identified by the Socio-Economic Caste Census, or SECC.

The programme gives the recipients a health card so they may use the medical benefits. Therefore, the Manipur government hopes to digitise the state's healthcare industry through this project.

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We have outlined the key components of the plan for you in this blog. So, read further to know more about CMHT.



Chief Minister-gi Hakshelgi Tengbang Benefits

So, given below are some of the benefits of Chief Minister-gi Hakshelgi Tengbang:

Financial Protection

Beneficiaries of the scheme can get a maximum cover of ₹2 lakhs in the enlisted state government and private hospitals. Citizens can opt for their medical treatments free of cost, which acts as financial protection against rising treatment costs. In case of critical ailments, beneficiaries are also eligible to get daily allowances.

Cashless Facility

The recipients of CMHT are given health cards that allow them to get free medical care. For common illnesses, people can receive coverage for up to ₹50,000 in medical expenses; for serious illnesses, that amount can reach up to ₹2 lakhs.

Daily Allowance

Beneficiaries are also eligible to get a travel allowance of ₹300 per day for availing medical treatments within Manipur and ₹1000 for outside Manipur as a part of the full coverage. The scheme also provides an attendant for treatments outside the state, along with a provision for air and train fares.

Eligibility of the Chief Minister-gi Hakshelgi Tengbang

CMHT aims to accelerate the healthcare services in Manipur. So, you need to fulfil a few eligibility parameters set by the Manipur Government to be able to register for it. The criteria include the following:

  • Individuals applying for the CMHT scheme must be citizens of Manipur who are below the poverty line and are identified under the SECC.

  • Applicants who are widows residing in the state.

  • Disabled applicants residing in the state.

  • AAY or Antyodaya Anna Yojana card holders.

Chief Minister-gi Hakshelgi Tengbang Enrollment

Individuals opting for CMHT scheme need to follow its enrollment process to avail the benefits of the scheme, as given below:

  • A minimum of two days before the enrollment procedures start, an Accredited Social Health Activist or ASHA worker would notify the eligible families about the same.

  • Individuals applying for CMHT are required to be present in the enrollment centre in person with the required documents.

  • After the verification process, each family will be given a CMHT health card with a unique CMHT identification number.

  • Each family needs to pay an enrollment fee of ₹50. However, AAY card holders, widows and disabled applicants are not required to pay the enrollment fee.

Chief Minister-gi Hakshelgi Tengbang Hospital List

The following are the enlisted hospitals under Chief Minister-gi Hakshelgi Tengbang scheme:

Private Hospitals

Public Hospitals

Sky Hospital and Research Centre, Imphal

Bishnupur District Hospital

Raj Medicity, Imphal

JNIMS Hospital

Jivan Hospital, Kakching

Community Health Centre, Saikul

Shija Hospital and Research Institute, Imphal

Community Health Centre, Sekmai

Iboyaima Hospital and Research Centre, Imphal

Community Health Centre, Kakching

Imphal Centre, Imphal

Community Health Centre, Sugnu

Advanced Specialty Hospital and Research Institute, Imphal

RIMS Hospitals

Maipakpi Maternity and Child Hospital, Imphal

Chandel District Hospital

Churachandpur District Hospital

Ukhrul District Hospital

Tamenglong District Hospital

Senapati District Hospital

Wangoi District Hospital

Thoubal District Hospital

Sub District Hospital, Moreh

PHC Maram

Urban Health Centre, Singjamei

Please note that in case of any doubt or clarification, you can contact the customer care department of CMHT at 1800 103 2015.

The Bottom Line

Overall, CMHT is one of the crucial healthcare initiatives that has been launched in Manipur to accelerate and digitise the medical facilities in the state. With a CMHT health card and its unique identification number, beneficiaries can get financial protection, improving their quality of life.

Frequently Asked Questions

Given below are some of the commonly asked questions about CMHT or Chief Minister-gi Hakshelgi Tengbang scheme


1. How would I know the enrollment date of my locality?

Every locality will be notified about the enrollment in due time. You can also check with the operating centres of the Accredited Social Health Activist or ASHA to know the enrollment date in your area. Or else, you can contact the customer care department of CMHT scheme by calling them at 1800 103 2015 or visiting the official website at

2. What documents should you bring to the enrollment centre? 

Some of Chief Minister-gi Hakshelgi Tengbang documents required are your identity proof such as an Aadhar card, PAN card or voter ID. You must also bring government-issued documents to show your economic status, disability status, AAY cards and SECC-based eligibility.

3. What documents should I bring for a newborn baby in the family?

In case of a newborn member of a family whose Aadhaar card or any other identity proofs have not been published, you must bring the birth certificate.

4. Is there a time limit for the enrollment process?

There are no time limits in the case of most of the enlisted hospitals like RIMS, JNIMS etc. However, there can probably be certain limits in a few hospitals, where the process continues for only six months. You can contact the operating centres of the Accredited Social Health Activist or ASHA to know the enrollment time limits in your area.

5. Can citizens of other states apply for the CMHT scheme?

No, Chief Minister-gi Hakshelgi Tengbang scheme has been exclusively launched for the citizens of Manipur. Hence, the permanent citizens of the state are eligible to apply for the scheme and avail the medical benefits.

6. What kinds of critical diseases are covered under the CMHT scheme?

Beneficiaries can avail the benefits of cashless medical treatments on the following critical healthcare issues, although in an enlisted hospital:

  • Neonatal diseases
  • Liver ailments
  • Kidney diseases
  • Cardiovascular diseases
  • Burns
  • Neurological diseases


7. Who sets up the enrollment centres for the CMHT scheme?

The government of Manipur sets up SNC or State Nodal Cell to implement Chief Minister-gi Hakshelgi Tengbang scheme.


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