PM Modi Launches Ayushman Bharat Scheme For J&K Residents

PM Modi Launches Ayushman Bharat Scheme For J&K Residents

Newsdesk |
December 26, 2020

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday launched the Ayushman Bharat scheme via video-conferencing to extend health insurance coverage to all residents of Jammu and Kashmir. The Prime Minister's Office said the scheme will ensure universal health coverage, and focus on providing financial risk protection and ensuring quality and affordable essential health services to all individuals and communities.

New Delhi, 26 December 2020

Union Home Minister Amit Shah and the Union Territory's Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha, also spoke on the occasion. The scheme will provide free-of-cost insurance cover to all residents of the UT of Jammu and Kashmir, the PMO said, adding that it will extend financial cover of up to ₹ 5 lakh per family on a floater basis to all residents of the UT.

Source -NDTV


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