Yogi govt decides to expand Ayushman Bharat scheme
This step will include half of the state’s population under the health cover scheme of Ayushman Bharat.
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath yesterday had a high-level meeting with the concerned officers on this issue. He also asked officials to augment the process of providing golden cards to every beneficiary who is left under the scheme.
Spokesperson of the government said that after making NFSA the basis of selection of Ayushman Bharat scheme, the beneficiaries of Antyodaya scheme, eligible householder scheme and other schemes will also become eligible beneficiaries of Ayushman Bharat scheme. This will increase the number of eligible beneficiary families to 3.58 crore under the Ayushman Bharat scheme in the state and about 14 crore beneficiaries will be able to benefit from the scheme.