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AB-PMJAY SEHAT to provide golden cards to JKRLM associated 5 lakh women, their families

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SRINAGAR: Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY) SEHAT scheme would cover five lakh women and their families who are associated with self-help groups of Jammu and Kashmir Rural Livelihood Mission (JKRLM) to pace up 100% saturation in J&K.

Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY) SEHAT Scheme is emerging as a ray of hope for poor families who couldn’t afford health treatment at prestigious and well-known medical institutes of the country.

Chief Executive Officer Ayushman Bharat, Ayushi Sudan emphasised the need for IEC activities, and directed the concerned to create mass awareness among the people so that more and more people get registered for SEHAT scheme.

She urged the officers to ensure that no one is left without a golden card during the Special drives so that they are entitled to the benefits of Golden Card.

Ayushi Sudan also said that the department will continue to organise special drives in till every citizen is covered under this scheme.

Speaking about the roping in of JKRLM, she said that these workers have set out for entrepreneurship journey and the health of their families needs to be taken care of under the scheme.

To provide much-needed relief to the people of J&K, the SEHAT Scheme was launched in convergence with AB-PMJAY by the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi.

Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY) SEHAT Scheme in Jammu and Kashmir provides health insurance cover of Rs 5 lakh per family per year to all the residents at empanelled hospitals. The scheme covers up to three days of pre-hospitalization and fifteen days of post-hospitalization expenses including diagnostics and medicines.

Under the initiative of ‘Gaon Gaon Ayushman,  State Health Agency (SHA) has also started ’ to reach out to even last mile villages which remain cut from the rest of the world due to adverse weather conditions so as to percolate the benefits of the scheme down to every beneficiary.

Notably, to ensure hassle-free registration of all eligible beneficiaries under the scheme, the State Health Agency has set up a network of more than 8000 Common Service Centres (CSCs) in Jammu and Kashmir. The virtual learning environment (VLE) Centres are also being stationed in villages for ensuring 100% registration and awareness activities at the grassroots level in association with PRIs and ASHA workers.

Recently Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana State Health Agency organised a special week-long drive for Mandi traders in Srinagar, Jammu for registration and generation of Golden cards.

The registration drive was also organised by State Health Agency in collaboration with SMC aimed to bring every sanitation worker of SMC under the health care safety net.

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