State govt will implement Ayushman Bharat programme: Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani


Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today said that the state government will implement the Centre’s Ayushman Bharat programme which is expected to roll out across the country this month.

The Ayushman Bharat- National Health Protection Scheme aims to provide over 10 crore poor families coverage upto 5 lakh rupees per family per year for secondary and tertiary
care hospitalisation. Mr Rupani was speaking at Vadodara at a function to distribute 5,000 Mukhyamantri Amrutam cards to beneficiaries.

Under the Mukhyamantri Amrutam and Vatsalya Yojana, a state government scheme, people living below the poverty line are provided free medical treatment up to 3 lakh rupees in
government as well as several private hospitals.

Mr Rupani also asked legislators to launch Jan Seva Yagna to provide free medical aid to members of Dalit and poor communities.


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