pradhan mantri jan arogya yojana Current Affairs, GK & News

Union Cabinet approves Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Nidhi

The Union Cabinet has approved the Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Nidhi (PMSSN) on March 10, 2021 as a single non-lapsable reserve fund. Highlights This has been approved for the share of Health from proceeds of Health and Education Cess which is levied under the Section 136-b of Finance Act, 2007. Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Nidhi ..

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Highlights: Ayushman Bharat scheme to be expanded to non-poor people

The Union Government is planning to extend the ‘Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana’ to cover the non-poor population in the country. The government is also mulling the possibility of bringing all the existing health insurance schemes under the Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana. About Ayushman Bharat Scheme This scheme was launched by the ..

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

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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World Bank presents its report to Finance Commission of India

On July 8, 2020, the World Bank submitted its report on Health, Nutrition and Population to the Finance Commission of India. It is to be noted that the finance commission is consulting the World Bank to decide on the allocation of funds for the health sector. Highlights The Finance Commission for the first time in ..

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Ayushman Bharat: Migrant Workers to get insurance

The Government of India has extended its flagship programme, Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (Ayushman Bharat) to the migrant workers. Earlier, GoI had announced that the Ayushman Bharat beneficiaries will receive free COVID-19 testing. Highlights The decision has been taken to help the migrant workers that have lost their jobs and livelihood due to lock ..

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