Tag: Ayushman Bharat

Odisha should implement Ayushman Bharat: JP Nadda

Bolangir: Just a few days after his comments that people of Odisha should not be deprived of the benefits of world’s largest healthcare coverage plan – Ayushman Bharat – on the grounds of political differences, Union Health Minister JP Nadda today urged the State Government to implement the Centre’s flagship healthcare scheme along with its […]

  • Friday, 18 June 2021
Modi targets Naveen over women welfare, safety in Odisha

Bhubaneswar/Baripada: The new beginning in 2019 would usher in New Odisha, is what the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is claiming ahead of the general elections. After dedicating various projects to the nation from Baripada, Prime Minister Narendra Modi accused the Naveen Patnaik-led BJD government in Odisha of being negligent towards the safety and security of […]

  • Friday, 04 June 2021
Plagued By Negligence, Stones On Prescriptions Queue Up For Humans At SCB Hospital

Cuttack: Frequent cases of medical negligence coupled with crippled healthcare system in Odisha have made a mockery of the much-touted ‘Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana’, the government has been boasting about. That too at the cost of refusing to implement Centre’s flagship healthcare scheme ‘Ayushman Bharat’. Apart from the numerous cases of unavailability of ambulance service, […]

  • Friday, 04 June 2021
Congress did not give Ambedkar his due: Modi

Aligarh: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday lashed out at the Congress for humiliating the author of the Indian Constitution Dr B.R. Ambedkar and not giving him his due. Addressing an election rally here, Modi said: “The Congress has always insulted Dr Ambedkar. But I have seen other parties too that claimed to follow the […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
Harsh Vardhan takes charge, rides on cycle

New Delhi: Union Minister Harsh Vardhan on Monday took charge of the Health Ministry, a portfolio he was suddenly divested of in November 2014 after being allocated the department earlier that year in May. Harsh Vardhan, an ENT doctor by profession who reached his office at Nirman Bhavan on a cycle, said he will write […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
Capital Worry: Schemes need Rs 85 - 90K crore fund in 2019-20 Odisha Budget

Bhubaneswar: As the countdown to the budget 2019-20 has started ticking,  the State Finance Department seems to have gone into a huddle to meet the gigantic fund requirement to the tune of Rs 85,000 to Rs 90,000 crore for a string of schemes announced by the State Government during the pre-election year. For the game-changer […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
Centre urges Odisha, 3 other States to join Ayushman Bharat

New Delhi: Requesting the chief ministers of Odisha, Delhi, Telangana and West Bengal to implement the Centre’s health insurance scheme, Ayushman Bharat – Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY), Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Wednesday wrote letters to the CMs saying that the ultimate beneficiary of this collaboration will be poor and vulnerable people […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
Kejriwal rejects Ayushman Bharat, says Delhi has better health care

New Delhi: Declining the Central government’s offer to implement the Ayushman Bharat health scheme, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday wrote to Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan, saying the city government is “offering ten times bigger and comprehensive health scheme”. In a letter, dated June 7, Kejriwal said replacing the existing scheme with Ayushman […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
G20 Summit: PM Modi hardsells Yoga, India's traditional healing measures

Osaka: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday used the G20 Summit here to promote India’s traditional healing measures, Yoga and his flagship Ayushman Bharat health scheme. Modi, who was in Osaka, Japan for the two-day G20 Summit, also took part in a special session on empowerment of women. The session witnessed an in-depth dialogue on […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
Op-Ed: Is Naveen Government Finding KALIA Hard To Handle?

By Ashutosh Mishra Bhubaneswar: Ruling Biju Janata Dal’s (BJD) campaign for the recent Lok Sabha and state assembly elections revolved around the Krushak Assistance for Livelihood and Income Augmentation (KALIA) scheme of its government. Hailed by economists and planning experts it was supposed to be the panacea for the all problems being faced by the […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
India to have 40000 primary health care centres under Ayushman Bharat by 2019-20

New Delhi: Union minister Harsh Vardhan Tuesday informed the Rajya Sabha that the country will have 40,000 Ayushman Bharat Health and Wellness Centres (AB-HWC), meant for primary health care, by the end of 2019-20. He said over 19,000 AB-HWCs are at present operating in the country. “The target for operationalising AB-HWCs by the end of […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
10.74 Cr Families Benefited Under Ayushman Bharat: Vardhan

New Delhi: As many as 10.74 crore poor families in the country have been benefited from the Ayushman Bharat under which free treatment up to Rs five lakh can be availed, Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said in Lok Sabha on Friday. Khan said during the Question Hour that as on July 23, a total of […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
For years intimidation ruled the roost in J&K, let's now give development a chance: PM Modi

With Prime Minister Narendra Modi completing 75 days today in his second avatar as the nation’s helmsman, he speaks extensively to IANS on his priorities going forward and also touches upon various sensitive issues varying from Jammu & Kashmir, medical reforms, criticality of education to taking the knife to the tumor of corruption within the […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
Over 39 lakh beneficiaries covered under PMJAY

New Delhi: Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan on Wednesday reviewed the Ayushman Bharat-Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY) scheme and appreciated the progress shown by the scheme in just a year. More than 39 lakh people have availed of cashless treatment worth around Rs 6,100 crore for serious illnesses since the launch of AB-PMJAY, […]

  • Monday, 26 April 2021
NHA, Google tie up for Ayushman Bharat implementation

New Delhi: The National Health Authority (NHA) has joined hands with Google to collaborate and strengthen the implementation of the government’s flagship health scheme, Ayushman Bharat-Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB PM-JAY), it was announced on Friday. The two organizations will be working closely to explore various user cases for increasing process efficiencies in day-to-day […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021