Ayushman Bharat Scheme Current Affairs, GK & News

Integration of Caste Census Databases

On February 14, 2022, the National Health Authority (NHA) has started an exercise to integrate beneficiary database under several schemes for upgrading its own database in a bid to implement scheme in a better manner. Ayushman Bharat-Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY) AB-PMJAY provides health insurance of up to Rs 5 lakh per family per ..

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Home Minister launches ‘Ayushman CAPF’ health card

On November 2, 2021, Union Home Minister Amit Shah announced that, Central government has extended the benefits of “Ayushman CAPF healthcare scheme” to the personnel of all Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs). Key Points CAPFs would be able to avail the benefits of the central health insurance programme in a phased manner. Scheme will be ..

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PM Modi launches Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission on September 27, 2021. Key Points Under this mission, a unique digital health ID will be provided to the people. This ID will contain all the health records of person. This mission was launched under the pilot project National Digital Health Mission. The nationwide rollout ..

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Government announces portal to register children orphaned by COVID-19

Details of any child orphaned due to COVID-19 can be shared with the government via a web portal and the child will have a claim to benefits under the PM CARES scheme. www.pmcaresforchildren.in is the website through which details can be uploaded.   Highlights On July 15, 2021, the government has introduced this portal for ..

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PM-CARES for Children Scheme

Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, launched a PM-CARES for Children scheme for children orphaned due to COVID-19. As per data, about 577 children have lost their parents till date. Highlights Measures under the scheme include free education, creation of Rs 10 lakh corpus for each child- to be given to them at the age of 23. ..

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Defence Minister launches SeHAT OPD Portal

Defence Minister, Rajnath Singh, has launched ‘Services e-Health Assistance & Tele-consultation (SeHAT) OPD Portal. Highlights Service Will be provided by defence services doctors who are on regular duties. Persons aged 75 and above can consult without waiting. Similar portal called “e-sanjivani platform’ have provided facility of telecommunication to about 5 lakh people in recent months. ..

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