Ayushman Bharat scheme has benefited over 89 lakh peopleAyushman Bharat scheme has

 

Ayushman Bharat scheme has benefited over 89 lakh peopleAyushman Bharat scheme has

first_imgJanuary 20, 2019 Whither health insurance? Tamil Nadu tops the claims charts under Ayushman scheme The Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY), also known as Ayushman Bharat, has benefited more than 8.9 lakh people since its launch last year, NITI Aayog member VK Paul said here Sunday.Paul, who is also the Chairman of Board of Governors, Medical Council of India, was speaking at the first convocation of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Bhopal.Earlier, in the first week of December, Ayushman Bharat Mission CEO Indu Bhushan had put the figure of beneficiaries at over 4.6 lakh in the first ten weeks. “More than 8.9 lakh people have already availed benefits of PMJAY, the world’s largest public health programme launched on September 23 last year,” Paul said.He also urged the AIIMS graduates to serve in the country instead of going abroad. Faculty members and other staff at an institution bearing the AIIMS brand require dedication of going beyond “9 to 5” working hours, Paul said. “Even professors should be available late night for patient care if required,” he stated. COMMENT Ayushman Bharat a ‘game changer’ in healthcare: Jaitley ‘Will open 15 lakh rural wellness centres by 2022’ Centre has spent ₹850 crore on Ayushman Bharat till date RELATED Ayushman Bharat: States with existing schemes did well in enrolling hospitals center_img 2018 must be remembered for Ayushman Bharat, household electrification: PM Modi Published on SHARE Ayushman Bharat scheme SHARE SHARE EMAIL ‘6 lakh patients treated under Ayushman Bharat within 90 days’ health COMMENTSlast_img

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