#Breaking: Prime Minister Narendra Modi launches Ayushman Bh
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today rolled out the Centre's flagship Ayushman Bharat-National Health Protection Mission from Jharkhand. The programme, also called Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Abhiyan, aims to provide coverage of Rs. 5 lakh to 10 crore economically backward families.

"Today we are witnessing the special occasion, which will be analysed in the future as a great service to humanity": PM Modi at the launch of the Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Abhiyan.

"The number of people covered by the scheme is equal to the population of Europe and the United States. The number of people covered in the Ayushman Yojana is equal to the total population of America, Canada and Mexico. This is not a small work," he added.

NITI Aayog member Dr. Vinod Paul said, "The prime minister will launch the scheme on September 23 but effectively it will become operational from September 25 on the birth anniversary of Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay."

Salient Features:

- World's largest Universal health coverage scheme with 50 cr beneficiaries
- Rs. 5 lakh annual health coverage for each family
- Completely free healthcare for beneficiaries
- 1000+ procedures covered
- 15,000+ hospitals have applied for empanelment already

Read more: https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/ayushman-bharat-live-updates-pm-narendra-modi-to-launch-largest-healthcare-programme-1920743
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Dr. H●●●●h D●●●i
Dr. H●●●●h D●●●i Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Great move by our Respected PM. Boon to poor & middle income group. 3 moves :- Swatchata Abhiyan, controlling the prices of lifesaving drugs & equipment & now financial support in terms of insurance will go a long way to improve the health of our people. " Great Mission with greater Vision "
Sep 24, 2018Like
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Hari have modi
Sep 25, 2018Like
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RESPECTED MODIJI GREAT MOVE. MAKE SURE DONOT ALLOW MISUSE OF SCHEME. THANKS FOR THINKING ABOUT POOR PEOPLE.
Sep 26, 2018Like