Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday launched ‘Good Well being Card, a primary of its type initiative that can profit 96 lakh households and about 3.5 crore people within the state. The therapy price for ladies has been determined for as much as 10 lakh every year.
Patnaik launched the cardboard below Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana in Malkangiri and Sukri Dhangda Majhi, a member of the Bonda neighborhood within the district, was the primary recipient of the well being card. About 1.55 lakh households from Malkanagiri will profit below this scheme. Malkangiri is a distant place within the state capital Bhubaneswar. Patnaik earlier had began his best one rupee rice scheme from the identical district.
“I’m very blissful to obtain this well being card. It is going to assist my members of the family,” Sukri Dhangda Majhi stated as she thanked the chief minister.
“Each Life is treasured for me. The entire of Odisha is my household and cash shouldn’t be an impediment for well being companies to supply therapy amenities to you and your loved ones members. Conserving this because the intention, this scheme has been implementing,” Patnaik stated.
State Well being Minister Naba Sprint referred to as the transfer a “historic determination”, including, “The primary imaginative and prescient of our CM is ‘Susta Odisha – Sukhi Odisha’ (Wholesome Odisha – Completely happy Odisha).’”
He additionally in contrast the scheme with the Ayushman Bharat Yojana by the Centre and stated the Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana is “100 occasions higher than Ayushman Bharat Scheme”.
What’s Good Well being Card?
Through the Good Well being Card, folks can avail high quality healthcare companies in as many as 200 hospital chains of the nation, together with Odisha. About 3.5 crore folks from 96 lakh households will profit from it. Whereas households can avail therapy upto Rs 5 lakh every year, for ladies family members, it’s as much as Rs 10 lakh. On this no-frills system, an individual will merely go to a hospital solely with the cardboard and avail all of the remedies with none problem.
Who All are Eligible as Beneficiaries?
All state and nationwide meals safety beneficiaries, BPL card holders and all Antyodaya and Annapurna Yojana beneficiaries within the state are eligible.