Bhubaneshwar: After hoisting the Nationwide Flag on the event of seventy fifth Independence Day, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik introduced to supply Sensible Well being Playing cards to three.5 crore folks within the state underneath the Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana on Sunday.
The Chief Minister mentioned that this initiative will rework the well being service supply system and create historical past within the well being sector of the Nation. He mentioned the transfer will usher in a brand new period within the state’s well being sector.
Talking on an emotional notice, CM Patnaik mentioned, “all of the folks of complete Odisha are my household. The information of individuals promoting land, jewelry or cease sending youngsters to highschool to handle their therapy prices pains me. Due to this fact I made a decision that one of these misery should go.”
He additional added that individuals ought to get hassle-free high quality therapy at the most effective obtainable well being care amenities.
So Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana was redesigned to supply Sensible Well being Playing cards to folks that may work like debit playing cards for a specific amount.
Odisha is the primary state within the nation to supply such Sensible Well being Playing cards and three.5 crore folks of 96 lakh households will get this Sensible Well being Card.
The beneficiaries of Nationwide and State Meals Safety Schemes, Annapurna and Antodaya beneficiaries will get this card and every household can avail therapy price as much as Rs 5 lakh every year. Ladies members can avail of this profit as much as Rs 10 lakh yearly.
The beneficiaries can avail of well being providers in additional than 200 hospital chains of the nation together with Odisha.