Ayushman Bharat Yojana: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Over 40,000 Healthcare Centres under Ayushman Bharat Operational in India

Published: July 27, 2020

According to the data published by the Union Health Ministry, a total of 43022 health and wellness centres have become operational in different parts of the country in order to ensure that the basic healthcare facilities reach the people without any issue. The Ministry has stated that 13657 health and wellness centres have started operating ..

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Ayushman Bharat: 50 Crore poor eligible for testing and treatment

Published: April 6, 2020

On April 5, 2020, Union Health Minister Harsha Vardhan announced that over 50 crore vulnerable and poor citizens are eligible under Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (Ayushman Bharat). Highlights Under Ayushman Bharat, the testing for the poor and vulnerable, (that is the citizens eligible to claim benefits under the scheme) has been made free. The ..

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Ayushman Bharat PMJAY for COVID-19

Published: March 24, 2020

The government has announced that the beneficiaries of the Ayushman Bharat PMJAY will be eligible for free treatment for the symptoms of COVID-19. Ayushman Bharat PMJAY The Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana is a component of the umbrella health scheme (Ayushman Bharat). It was launched in 2018 as the largest health insurance scheme ..

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NITI Aayog releases Report on Health System for India

Published: November 18, 2019

On 18 Nov, NITI Aayog Vice Chairman Dr Rajiv Kumar released the report on ‘Health Systems for a New India: Building Blocks—Potential Pathways to Reforms’. The report was released in the presence of Bill Gates. The report charts a clear roadmap for the complete transformation of India’s health system. The report focuses on breaking silos ..

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J&K becomes first Indian state to issue highest number of golden cards under Ayushman Bharat scheme

Published: September 27, 2019

Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) has become the first state in India to issue highest number of golden cards under Ayushman Bharat-Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY). Over 11 lakh golden cards have been generated within first 90 days of the launch of the scheme with 60% families having at least one golden card which is ..

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