Shopian, Kulgam, Ganderbal districts achieve 100% saturation under ABPMJAY – SEHAT scheme

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Srinagar: Shopian, Kulgam and Ganderbal districts are the first districts in UT of J&K to cover 100 percent of households under the AB PM-JAY SEHAT scheme.

The Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana scheme is the world’s largest health insurance scheme fully financed by the government and provides a cover of Rs five lakh per family per year for secondary and tertiary care hospitalization, they said.

These districts achieved the milestone due to the special registration drives organized by the State Health Agency (SHA) in all Blocks across the district aimed to cover all families under ABPMJAY SEHAT scheme in the district Chief Executive Officer SHA Ayushi Sudan complimented the districts and SHA officials for the achievement.

"This will inspire other districts also to join the league of 100% saturation districts. It is good to see our different strategies for cent percent Golden Card registrations are working, " she said. " At Least one member of every family in these districts have received a Golden card".

Notably, the State Health Agency recently launched a citizen friendly facility for citizens to avail Golden cards in the comfort of their homes. The citizens visit the address and register themselves and their families with details of ration card issued by the Food and Supply Department, J&K, and download their Golden cards.

The initiative has been taken to ensure all the citizens get golden cards which provides 5 Lakh health insurance cover. Earlier also the State Health Agency (SHA) recently rolled out an ambitious door-to-door exercise to achieve 100 percent saturation under the Ayushman Bharat PMJAY SEHAT scheme.

Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY) SEHAT has crossed a major milestone of providing 5 lakh free treatments to the citizens of J&K UT recently.

Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY) SEHAT Scheme has become a ray of hope for poor families who couldn’t afford health treatment at prestigious and well known medical institutes of the country.

Recently a special initiative was launched for women and their families associated with JKRLM to provide them free treatment.

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