MALKANGIRI/BHUBANESWAR: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday launched the distribution of good well being playing cards below the Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana at Malkangiri.
Sukri Dhangda Majhi from the Bonda group was the primary recipient of the good well being card. Folks can avail high quality healthcare companies in 200 hospital chains of the nation together with Odisha with this card.
Launching the initiative, the Chief Minister mentioned that about 3.5 crore individuals from 96 lakh households within the state can be benefited from this initiative. From Malkangiri alone, 1.55 lakh households can be benefited. Whereas households can avail remedy prices as much as Rs 5 lakh every year, for ladies family members, it’s as much as Rs 10 lakh. An individual can merely go to a hospital solely with the cardboard and avail all of the therapies with none trouble, he added.
The Chief Minister mentioned the initiative will deliver a paradigm shift within the system of healthcare companies in India, the place a affected person will get the perfect healthcare with none expense. The Chief Minister had additionally began the one rupee rice scheme from Malkangiri, which is among the remotest districts of Odisha.
Describing the initiative as historic, the Chief Minister mentioned that well being is essential for everybody and linked with the funds of the household. “When anybody from the household is ailing, there may be stress and pressure over learn how to organise the cash required for remedy. Many promote their land, another borrow or others cease schooling of their kids,” he mentioned, including the good well being card will now maintain the remedy with out placing any burden on the relations.
Stating that the state authorities will now spend cash for the remedy, the Chief Minister mentioned that folks can save this cash and spend it for schooling of their kids or different functions. The Chief Minister mentioned that healthcare is imparted in all government-run hospitals freed from value. He mentioned that each one services together with dialysis, chemotherapy and totally different assessments at the moment are out there in authorities hospitals.
Minister for Well being and Household Welfare Naba Kishore Das, Minister of State for Sports activities Tusharkanti Behera and Nabarangpur MP Ramesh Majhi additionally addressed the operate.