Dimapur, July 12: The Mon District administration and the Department of Health & Family Welfare organized a one day free enrolment drive for the beneficiaries of Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY) on July 12 at Town Council Hall, Mon.
Deputy Commissioner Mon Thavaseelan K IAS stated that AB-PMJAY scheme aims to provide coverage of Rs 5 lakh per family annually benefiting poor families for secondary and tertiary care hospitalization through a network of empanelled health care provider. AB-PMJAY is free health insurance scheme, he said.
The DC mentioned that during the socio economic caste census 2011, Mon district had 25,996 families where more than 1,73,000 beneficiaries are listed in the economic census. He called upon the beneficiaries in the district to enroll their names in order to avail the scheme.
Dr Sao Tunyi, Consultant GIZ PMJAY Nagaland in his awareness talk on Ayushman Bharat PMJAY said that Ayushman Bharat is one of the world’s largest government funded healthcare programme. Under this healthcare programme, it will provide cashless and paperless access to service for the beneficiaries at the point of service and help to reduce catastrophic expenditure for hospitalization. Eligible people can avail the benefits in the government and listed private hospitals.
Dr Sao elaborated on the document requirements for enrolment for AB-PMJAY as: Valid Family ID – Ration Card, Letter from Village/Ward Council clearly listing out all the members in the household with photos pasted and signed across by chairman Panchayat/Village Council, Prime Minister’s Letter to the beneficiary. In case of 1(c), either (a) or (b) is mandatory.
Personal ID (any one of the following) – Aadhaar card, Voters ID, Pan card, RSBY card (2016-17), any Government issued ID card.
After the formal programme, free enrolment drive was held for the beneficiaries of Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY).
(Page News Service)