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Additional Deputy Commissioner takes review meeting of Ayushman Bharat - Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana

Chandigarh, 21st June 2019: A review meeting of Ayushman Bharat - Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana was held under the chairmanship of Sh. Sachin Rana, Additional Deputy Commissioner, Chandigarh with the officials of Implementing Support Agency (ISA).

The Agency officials shared that as of now golden records 29668 beneficiaries from 8538 families have been generated against the targeted data of 23678 families that comprises around 1 lakh individual beneficiaries. In U.T. Chandigarh, 10 private and 5 government hospitals are empanelled under this scheme. Till now, cashless health care services worth Rs. 73.90 lakh have been provided to the U.T. beneficiaries through these Empanelled Health Care Providers.

The Agency has set up Arogya Mitra counters at all secondary level government hospitals for golden record generation and issuance of scheme card to the listed families. The beneficiary families can visit these Mitra Counters to get any information or assistance regarding the Ayushman Bharat Yojana. Besides these stations, the National Health Agency has also authorized Common Service Centre Volunteers to make the services of golden record generation and issuance of PMJAY card available at the door steps of the beneficiaries. The Additional Deputy Commissioner has directed the agency officials to make every possible effort in issuing the scheme card to the eligible left out families.

Ayushman Bharat is a centrally sponsered scheme that was launched nationwide on 23rd September, 2018.The scheme aims at making interventions in primary, secondary and tertiary care systems, covering both preventive and promotive health, to address healthcare holistically.