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Aug 05, 2019
8:13AM

About 35 lakh people so far benefited from Ayushman Bharat Yojana in Chhattisgarh

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Chhattisgarh is one of the best performing state under Ayushman Bharat Yojana. About 35 lakh people have so far benefited from the scheme in the country of which five lakh are from Chhattisgarh. 

AIR correspondent reports that  Prime Minister Narendra Modi had launched country’s first health and wellness centre under Ayushman Bharat Yojana on April 14 last year,at the remote Jangla village in Maoist affected Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh. More than Five lakh people have so far been benefitted from the Ayusman Bharat scheme. State has utilized more than three hundred crore during the last eight months under this scheme. About one lakh persons in Chhattisgarh have availed treatment for cardiac ailments under this scheme. 

Ayushman Bharat Scheme was launched with a vision to provide the poorest of the poor, and the underprivileged sections of society, with better healthcare and treatment. This scheme, which envisions health assurance of 5 lakh rupees per family per year, is targeted to benefit over 50 crore people, and is the world's biggest health assurance scheme.

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