Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC) Srinagar, Syed Haneif Balki on Tuesday chaired a meeting to review the issue of patients suffering from chronic and life threatening diseases who have not been covered under Ayushman Bharat Scheme.
Balki directed the district programme officer, ICDS to issue forms to all beneficiaries who were desirous to avail benefits under Golden Card program issued under the scheme. The officer was also directed to verify the credentials of the beneficiaries through Anganwari and ASHA workers in their respective zones.
"It will ensure that cards are being issued after due verification to the eligible families and patients at earliest," said Balki. He directed for completion of the process in 15 days to ensure that patients do not suffer due to lack of financial assistance