Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said – Ayushman Bharat scheme will be further expanded
Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan said that the Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana will be further expanded …
Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan said here on Thursday that the Ayushman Bharat Prime Minister Jan Arogya Yojana will be further expanded. Meanwhile, officials said that under the scheme, around 2,300 patients have undergone treatment of Covid-19 in various hospitals for free, while over 3,000 people have been tested for infection in the last month and a half.
Talking to reporters, Vardhan said that Ayushman Bharat is the most ambitious scheme. 55 crore poor people will be able to get treatment up to five lakh rupees for free. The scheme has more than one crore beneficiaries. We will take this scheme to new heights. We will expand this plan further. On the occasion of the treatment of one crore people, Vardhan today inaugurated the first edition of the series Arogya Dhara, to discuss topical issues of public health.