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Modi launches Ayushman Bharat healthcare scheme

NEW DELHI, SEPTEMBER 23RD   

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday announced the Centre’s flagship scheme — Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Abhiyaan, also known as Ayushman Bharat or the National Health Protection Mission (AB-NHPM).

“This is the world’s largest health scheme which will serve a population that equals 27-28 European countries. The beneficiaries are almost equal to the population of Canada, Mexico and US put together”, said PM Modi.

The government-sponsored health insurance scheme will provide free coverage of up to ₹5 lakh a family a year in any government or even empanelled private hospitals all over India

 

 

Sep 23, 2018
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