CS reviews preparedness for Ayushman Bharat launch

Chief Secretary BVR Subrahmanyam today called for stepping up efforts at the grassroots level to complete all the required formalities for the formal launch of ambitious national flagship programme Ayushman Bharat-Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY) in the State on 1st of December 2018.

Taking stock of the preparedness for formal roll-out of AB-PMJAY with all Deputy Commissioners, who are Chairmen of the District Implementation Units (DIUs), through video conferencing here this evening, the Chief Secretary directed for expanding the awareness campaign in their respective districts to get all the beneficiary families enrolled for the scheme and simultaneously making arrangements for the distribution of Golden Cards and Prime Minister’s personal letter along with other relevant material on the scheme to every individual beneficiary family.

He directed for devising a comprehensive mechanism for timely delivery of these documents to the beneficiaries through the designated/registered Common Service Centres/Health Centres/ASHA workers, Anganwari Workers or other available mediums and completing the whole exercise of enrollment before the launch of the scheme.