Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana PMJAY: India has crossed the milestone in the journey of comprehensive healthcare. There are now more than 50 thousand Ayushman Bharat Health and Wellness Centers across the country. According to a release issued by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, 1.5 lakh centers will be set up by December 2022, keeping in mind the need to provide holistic primary health care to communities near their homes. More than 50 thousand centers have been established. One third of the target has been met. This has led to improvements in affordable primary health facilities for more than 25 crore people. Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Harsh Vardhan Union Territories have been thanked for their efforts in running these centers despite the challenges posed by Kovid-19. He said that this has been made possible through the joint efforts of the Center and the States and Union Territories.
What is Ayushman Bharat Scheme PMJAY
Ayushman Bharat Yojana is considered one of the largest health programs in the world. The scheme was launched by the government with the objective of providing medical assistance and healthcare facility of up to 5 lakh to eligible citizens of the country. This includes provision of health insurance up to Rs 5 lakh per family per year. Presently 10 crore families of the country are involved in this scheme. It is not that this scheme is only for the poor, but families of urban and rural areas can also take benefit by applying in it. PMJAY Ayushman Bharat Yojana is cashless and paperless in public hospitals and private hospitals. It mainly covers the expenses of medicine, hospitalization and hospitalization. Around 1400 packages have been included in the PMJAY scheme, including expensive treatment such as knee transplantation, coronary bypass, stenting.
Name of the scheme, Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PM-JAY) and Ayushman Bharat Yojana
Beneficiary eligibility – mandatory to be an Indian citizen
The main benefit of the scheme – Insurance up to Rs 5 lakh to all the families covered under PM-JAY (free screening and treatment of coronavirus infection).
Official website www.pmjay.gov.in
Operating Department – Health and Family Welfare
This is special features of PMJAY scheme
– Registered people can get treatment in government, community hospitals, health centers, as well as private hospitals.
The benefits provided under the scheme are up to Rs 5 lakh per annum for enrolled families.
Treatment facility is available all over the country except some states which come out of Ayushman Bharat scheme.
There is no requirement of even one rupee for treatment under this scheme and it is completely free.
Eligibility to avail PMJAY Ayushman Bharat Scheme
To take advantage of this scheme, all people are required to check their names in the Socio-Economic Caste Census (SECC) -2011 data. If he is named in this list, on the basis of this, it is confirmed that his family has been listed in this scheme. Whether they are eligible or not. Here, let us tell you that those whose names are registered in this SECC database have the right to avail the first benefit.