Will cover all needy families under Ayushman Bharat Yojana: CM

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Will cover all needy families under Ayushman Bharat Yojana: CM

Sunday, 27 October 2019 | PNS | Jamshedpur

In a constant endeavour to work towards society and for the betterment of the larger community, Tata Motors Hospital and Jamshedpur Eye Hospital took a big step and joined Pradhan Mantri—Ayushman Bharat Yojana (PMJAY).

Chief Minister Raghubar Das participated in the affiliation programme under Pradhan Mantri Ayushman Bharat Scheme held at Jamshedpur Eye Hospital, Sakchi and Tata Motors Hospital Plaza, Telco on Saturday. Jamshedpur Eye Hospital has made a facility of 50 beds and Tata Motors Hospital 10 beds facility under the scheme. 

Addressing the gathering at Jamshedpur Eye Hospital, Das said that the State Government will ensure that all the needy families are treated in all hospitals of the State under the Ayushman Bharat Scheme. He said that the Golden Card is also being provided free of cost to the needy at Pragya Kendra.

“We have also ensured an additional budget of rS 400 crore to cover all the needy of Jharkhand under Ayushman Bharat scheme. More than two crore 85 lakh people are being covered under this scheme. I am happy that the people are getting benefitted from the scheme,” he said.

Das added that the Government plans to cover entire population of the state under the ambitious health insurance scheme benefitting needy families. As of now, we have issued more than 25 lakh golden cards which enables one to avail benefit of the scheme. The Government is issuing golden cards free of cost to beneficiaries instead of the existing norm of charging Rs 30 from the beneficiaries.

The CM also dedicated Tata Motors Hospital Plaza, Telco, which is located near Parivar Kalyan Sansthan, Telco Colony.

This facility is exclusively built for PMJAY. Vishal Badshah, head Jamshedpur Plant, Tata Motors, Dr Sanjay Kumar, head, Tata Motors Hospital and other senior executives of Tata Motors Ltd., and Tata Motors Hospital were present on the occasion.

Tata Motors Hospital Plaza is well equipped with all the modern facility it’s a 10 bedded Hospital providing care in three major Specialties—General Medicine, General Surgery and Orthopedics.  The clinical care is supported by NABL Standard Laboratory facility.  The facility also includes the state-of-the- art modern surgical gadgets and modular operation theatre with laminar flow to reduce surgical site infection rate. The hospital IT support includes hospital information system, which includes HOPE, SYNAPSE and LIMS.  The hospital services are at par with TML Hospital.

The Chief Minister also presented golden cards to Khokhi Mahato, Manjura Mahato, Kistamani Mahato, Bindu Mahato, Jagdish Mahato at Jamshedpur Eye Hospital, Sakchi and Swapan Kumar Mahato, Sapphire Mahato, Diwakar Mahato, Bina Devi, Hema Bhattacharjee, Ritesh Rai at Tata Motors Hospital Plaza Telco.

With Ayushman Bharat Prime Mantri Jan Arogya Yojna in the field of health, the poorest of the poor can also now get the best treatment in the State. He said that 85 per cent of the State’s population has been covered under the health insurance scheme. The State Government is giving more than rS 400 crores for the implementation of this scheme.

“We recently also launched a special drive to make golden cards for beneficiaries completely free to mark the death anniversary of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. So far more than 219 government hospitals and 429 private hospitals have been empanelled in the state under the scheme. In the state more than 2 lakh patients have benefitted from the scheme,” informed Das.

Latter in the evening, Das handed over houses built under PM Awas Yojna to the beneficiaries at a function organised at Bagunhatu.

He also inaugurated and laid foundation stone of several developmental schemes.

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