Sopore, December 26: In the wake of launching of Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY) SEHAT scheme for the residents of Jammu and Kashmir by the Hon’ble Prime Minister, 30 golden cards were distributed among the beneficiaries in Sopore town area of baramulla District during a grand function organised at SDH Sopore to witness the launch of the scheme.
The function was presided over by BDC Chairmain Sopore Ms Dr Fareeda Khan and incharge BMO Sopore Dr Rudiyana and Respectable citizens Of sopore viz Traders Fedration President ,industrial estate President , PRIs, health workers among other concerned stakeholders participated in the programme.
Highlighting the objectives of the scheme, Dr Rudiyana said that under the yojana, beneficiaries will get the Universal Healthcare Coverage (UHC) as per the SECC 2011 database. she added that all the residents of Jammu and Kashmir, irrespective of their socio-economic status, will be covered under the scheme.
“The scheme will operate in insurance mode in convergence with Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PM-JAY),” he said, adding that the benefits of the scheme will be portable across all the empanelled hospitals enlisted under the insurance scheme.
While elaborating the features of PM-JAY, PMAM Mudasir Nazir Mir said that the health insurance scheme fully financed by the government, provides a cover of Rs 500,000 per family per year for secondary and tertiary care hospitalisation across public and private empanelled hospitals in India.
Meanwhile, the participants carefully listened the speech of Hon’ble Prime Minister who delivered a special address after launching the scheme.