HIMCARE cards to be made in Mandi till March 31: CMO

HIMCARE cards to be made in Mandi till March 31: CMO

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Mandi, December 31

Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Dr Devender Sharma said a special campaign would be run in Mandi district till March 31 to provide benefits to those eligible under the Chief Minister Himachal Health Care Scheme. Under the plan, HIMCARE health cards would be made for all eligible people from January 1 to March 31, 2022.

“The beneficiaries can make this card at their nearest Lokmitra centre or Common Service Centre, for which they will have to carry along their ration card, Aadhaar card and category certificate. They can themselves make the card by visiting www.hpsbys.in and uploading the required documents,” the CMO added.

“No fee would be charged from BPL (Below Poverty Line) and MNREGA workers whose family members have worked for 50 days in 2021-22, roadside vendors and cleaners who are registered under the committee,” Dr Sharma said.

Steps to follow

Beneficiaries can get the card made at the nearest Lokmitra or Common Service Centre

They need to carry their ration and Aadhaar cards along with the category certificates

They can make the card by visiting www.hpsbys.in and uploading the required documents

“For single women, Anganwadi workers, ASHA workers, contract workers, outsourcers, mid-day meal workers and handicapped persons, who are the head of the family, the fee has been fixed at Rs 365. Those who do not fall in any of the above categories and do not have any government employee/retired/pensioner spouse in their house,

fee of Rs 1,000 has been fixed,” he stated.

Government employees/ retired/ pensioner spouses whose children have turned 25 years old can also make their HIMCARE card under the health care scheme.

“Now, a unique health ID is being created under Digital India. Individuals can get their ID made by themselves or at Lok Mitra Centre / Common Service Centre by linking Aadhar card and mobile number from January 1 to March 31. This ID will keep the health information and records of the individual safe,” the CMO said.

“For more information, District Health Coordinator Vikas Kumar can be contacted on his mobile number 9816255492,” Dr Sharma added. — TNS

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