Prime Minister Narendra Modi has rolled out the Centre’s flagship Ayushman Bharat -Pradhan Mantri Jan Aarogya Yojana (PMJAY) in Ranchi today.
Under the vision of Ayushman Bharat, Pradhan Mantri Jan Aarogya Yojana shall be implemented so that each and every citizen receives his due share of healthcare.
This is considered to be the “world’s largest government-funded healthcare program” targeting more than 50 crore beneficiaries.
PMJAY will provide a cover of up to Rs. 5 lakhs per family per year, for secondary and tertiary care hospitalisation. Over 10.74 crore vulnerable entitled families will be eligible for these benefits.