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Posted at: Jan 11, 2019, 7:46 AM; last updated: Jan 11, 2019, 7:46 AM (IST)

Golden cards to be made for other welfare services too

Tribune News Service
Chandigarh, January 10

The golden record cards being made under the Ayushman Bharat Yojana would also be made for Saral Sewa Kendras and Antyodaya Sewa Kendras for the convenience of the people of the state.

A proposal to this effect has been approved in the 4th meeting of the governing body of Ayushman Bharat Yojana, held under the chairmanship of Chief Secretary DS Dhesi, here on Wednesday.

Apart from this, it was decided that ‘Chaupal Par Charcha-Jeevan Ke Rang Ayushman Ke Sang’ would involve Saksham Yuvas in activities to spread awareness about Ayushman Bharat Yojana among people in the rural areas.

It was informed in the meeting that 307 hospitals have so far been empanelled under the scheme, including 215 private and 89 government hospitals. Apart from this, applications of 178 hospitals are under process for empanelment.

The Ayushman Bharat Yojana was launched in Haryana on August 15, 2018. About 15.50 lakh families in the state are being covered under the scheme and it would benefit about 75 to 80 lakh people.

Those present in the meeting included Rajiv Arora, Additional Chief Secretary, Health and Family Welfare Department; Amit Jha, Additional Chief Secretary, Medical Education and Research Department; TVSN Prasad, Principal Secretary, Finance Department; Shrikant Walgad, Principal Secretary, Housing Department; Ankur Gupta, Principal Secretary, Electronics and Information Technology Department; Mahavir Prasad, Principal Secretary, Labour Department; and Amneet P Kumar, Mission Director, National Health Mission.


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