Sunday, September 20, 2020
News

70 lakh people have benefitted from Ayushman Bharat: PM Modi

   SocialTwist Tell-a-Friend    Print this Page   COMMENT

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | December 25, 2019 5:11:24 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said that around 70 lakh people have benefitted from the Ayushman Bharat--Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY) health insurance scheme.

Speaking at the foundation laying ceremony of Atal Bihari Medical University here, Prime Minister Modi termed Ayushman Bharat as the "world's largest scheme".

"In less time, 70 lakh people have benefitted from this scheme... Out of this, around 11 lakh people are from Uttar Pradesh," Prime Minister Modi said.

"The Central government's road map for the health sector is -- first, working on preventive healthcare; second is expanding affordable healthcare, and the third is the supply side interventions, which means ensuring supply in view of every demand of this sector, and fourth is the mission mode intervention," he said.

Prominent among those present on the occasion were Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, Governor Anandiben Patel, and others.

Prime Minister Modi also unveiled a statue of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee at Lok Bhawan on Vajpayee's birth anniversary. (ANI)

 
  LATEST COMMENTS ()
POST YOUR COMMENT
Comments Not Available
 
POST YOUR COMMENT
 
 
TRENDING TOPICS
 
 
CITY NEWS
MORE CITIES
 
 
INDIA WORLD ASIA
GST compensation: 21 states prefer borro...
Karnataka legislature set for stormy Mon...
Harsh Vardhan Lodha to move division ben...
18,855 people given Indian citizenship i...
India's COVID-19 tally crosses 54-lakh m...
12 parties gave vote of no confidence ag...
More...    
 
 Top Stories
Huawei working on a new phone with ... 
Bihar's 'Canal Man' Loungi gifted t... 
Four coronavirus vaccines in advanc... 
Owaisi attempting to get political ... 
70 members of Telangana BJP Yuva Mo... 
NHRC issues show cause notice to Ke... 
NCB SIT summons Jaya Shah, Shruti M... 
People will punish Opposition for m...