Pradhan Mantri Jan Aarogya Yojana Current Affairs, GK & News
On December 26, 2020, the Prime Minister Narendra Modi is to launch the SEHAT Scheme for the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir. SEHAT is Social Endeavour for Health and Telemedicine. Key Features of the scheme The scheme will provide free cashless treatment for the inhabitants of Jammu and Kashmir up to Rs 5 lakhs ..
On May 1, 2020, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) announced that it is to provide 3 million USD for India’s PAHAL project. PAHAL is Partnerships for Affordable Healthcare Access and Longevity. Highlights Till now, USAID has provided 5.9 million USD. The funds that have been allocated recently are to be used to ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2020
Category: International Current Affairs
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 ..
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs
On November 18, 2019, NITI Aayog released a report on “Health Systems for a New India: Building Blocks-Potential Pathways to reforms”. The report provides a framework to build a rigid health system for India. Key findings of the Report The report has identified 4 focus areas namely To deliver on unfinished public health agenda To ..
Category: Reports & Indexes Current Affairs
During his two day visit to the state of Gujarat, Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the following development works at the state: The first phase of the Ahmedabad Metro Rail project. This 6.5 km stretch, connects Vastral to Apparel park area. Foundation Stone for the second phase of the Ahmedabad Metro Rail project which connects ..
Topics: Ahmedabad Civil Hospital • Ahmedabad Metro Rail project • Anand- Godhra Railway line • Ayushman Bharat Yojana • Gujarat • National Common Mobility Card • NCMC • Patan- Bindi Railway line • Pradhan Mantri Jan Aarogya Yojana • Prime minister
The government of West Bengal has decided to exit from the Centre’s ambitious Ayushman Bharat- Pradhan Mantri Jan Aarogya Yojana. Reasons cited by the West Bengal for the Withdrawal The letter of the West Bengal government to the Secretary of the Department of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India has cited the following reasons for ..