Govt extends tax deduction benefit for CGHS to other schemes
Feb 28 2013 , New Delhi
"Contributions made to the Central Government Health Scheme are eligible for deduction under section 80-D of the Income Tax Act. I propose to extend the same benefit to similar schemes of the Central Government and State Governments," Chidambaram said while unveiling the budget proposals for 2013-14 in Parliament.
The Finance Minister also announced that donations made to the National Children's Fund will now be eligible for 100 per cent deduction.