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DODA: Additional Deputy Commissioner Doda, Kishori Lal Sharma, convened a meeting to review the preparations for the implementation of the national flagship programme, Ayushman Bharat-Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY) in the district on Wednesday.
The meeting was attended by DPO, DIO, Tehsildars, BMOs, BDOs besides other officials of Health Department.
The meeting discussed threadbare the preparations for enrolment of beneficiaries under AB-PMJAY in the district.
It was said that an awareness campaign will be launched in order to sensitize the beneficiaries about the benefits of getting enrolled under the health insurance scheme for the economically weaker sections of the society identified under Socio-Economic Caste Sense 2011.
In this regard, 25825 families have been identified on the basis of 2011 census as beneficiaries who are supposed to be verified, authenticated and provided with the golden cards.
The task has been assigned to almost 100 common service centres (CSC) of the district who were subsequently directed to complete the task by the end of December 2018.
The Ayushman Bharat scheme is targeted at poor, deprived rural families and identified occupational category of urban workers’ families and entitles beneficiaries to a defined benefit cover of Rs 5 lakh per family per year for secondary and tertiary care hospitalization.
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