Amar Ujala Network, Jammu
Updated Sat, 26 Dec 2020 01:27 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi
– Photo: ANI
Hear the news
- Program will be held at 11 am in Jammu Convention Center, beneficiaries will get golden card
- Earlier only 30 lakh people were getting the facility, now all 1.30 crores will be beneficiaries
- Now every family has a health insurance cover of five lakh rupees
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch the Health Insurance Scheme through virtual medium. After this, he will also address the people. Apart from LG’s advisors, the Chief Secretary BVR Subramanian, MP Jugal Kishore Sharma and Administrative Secretary and other officials will also participate in the program.
Jammu and Kashmir has a population of about 10 million. Thirty million people of Jammu and Kashmir were covered under the Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana. Apart from this, one crore more people will be covered under the Health Health Insurance Scheme. The beneficiaries of both the schemes will get the same facilities and benefits.
Government workers will also be covered
The state government has also targeted to cover government employees of Jammu and Kashmir under the Health Health Insurance Scheme. So far, 16 lakh people have registered under this scheme. A special campaign will be launched in the coming days to cover other citizens.
Golden cards will be distributed to the beneficiaries
With the launch of the Health Health Insurance Scheme on behalf of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the work of distributing the golden card to the beneficiaries who have been registered under this scheme in the state will also begin. Lt. Governor Manoj Sinha will distribute the golden card to some beneficiaries at the main function at the Jammu Convention Center.