Health scheme kicks off in Patiala

Patiala: Cabinet Minister Sadhu Singh Dharamsot today launched the Ayushman Bharat Sarbat Sehat Bima Yojana at Mata Kaushalya Hospital. The ambitious scheme aims at providing a coverage of Rs five lakh to the eligible beneficiaries, and will be benefiting more than 2,93,636 families in the district.

harinder@tribunemail.com

Patiala: Cabinet Minister Sadhu Singh Dharamsot today launched the Ayushman Bharat Sarbat Sehat Bima Yojana at Mata Kaushalya Hospital. The ambitious scheme aims at providing a coverage of Rs five lakh to the eligible beneficiaries, and will be benefiting more than 2,93,636 families in the district. The scheme will target the poor, deprived, rural families and identified the occupational category of urban workers’families. All blue pass holders and people from financially weaker sections who have already been issued the blue pass, will be directly included in the said scheme. Equipped with specially designed 1,396 treatment packages, the scheme will be implemented through more than 450 empanelled hospitals, including 200 government hospitals.

Top Stories

Election Commission to discuss Punjab parties’ demand to postpone assembly polls in view of Ravidas Jayanti

Election Commission to discuss today Punjab parties' demand to postpone assembly polls

Lakhs of devotees visit Varanasi to celebrate the day and pa...

Covid: No person can be vaccinated against his will, Centre tells SC

No person can be forced to get vaccinated against their wishes, Centre tells Supreme Court

The Health Ministry files an affidavit before the top court

AAP's chief ministerial candidate for Punjab polls to be announced on Tuesday: Kejriwal

AAP's chief ministerial candidate for Punjab polls to be announced on Tuesday: Arvind Kejriwal

He had on January 13 asked the people of Punjab to suggest n...

Legendary Kathak dancer Birju Maharaj dies at 84

Legendary Kathak dancer Birju Maharaj dies at 83

Maharaj-ji, as he was popularly known, died surrounded by hi...

Guru Ravidas Tiger Force blocks highway in Jalandhar; demanding postponement of Punjab election

Guru Ravidas Tiger Force blocks highway in Jalandhar; demands postponement of Punjab election

Following this the traffic on the national highway is disrup...

Cities

View All