Thursday, 27 January, 2022
TopicAyushman Bharat

Topic: Ayushman Bharat

35 lakh ‘Ayushman’ health cards given to CAPF personnel & their families: MoS Nityanand Rai

Union Minister Nityanand Rai said the beneficiaries of the scheme can avail cashless healthcare benefits at a chain of 24,000 hospitals across the country.

No income bar, free OPD — why Odisha says its health insurance scheme trumps Ayushman Bharat

Odisha hasn’t implemented Modi govt’s Ayushman Bharat, claiming the homegrown Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana (BSKY) is better. ThePrint travelled across the state to find out how it works.

Two container-based mobile hospitals with 100 beds to be set up in India: Mansukh Mandaviya

The health minister said two containers, with all facilities available at a hospital, will be kept in Delhi, Chennai & can be airlifted or taken by trains to the place of emergency.

PM Modi flags off Ayushman Bharat Health Infrastructure Mission from Varanasi

The mission is one of the largest pan-India schemes for strengthening healthcare infrastructure. Modi also inaugurated development projects worth Rs 5,200 crore for his constituency.

Modi govt revises rate of 400 procedures under Ayushman Bharat, adds black fungus treatment

Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya said revised version of health benefit packages will let hospitals provide better services to beneficiaries of AB-PMJAY.

Used Aadhaar for Covid vaccine? Modi govt created your digital health ID without asking you

Modi announced roll out of Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission this week, but registering on CoWin with Aadhaar has created digital health IDs for scores of Indians, seemingly without consent.

PM Modi launches Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission to provide digital health ID

The project is being implemented in a pilot phase in 6 union territories. It will enable access and exchange of longitudinal health records of citizens with their consent, said PM Modi.

Ayushman Bharat enables poor to afford same treatment as well-off people: Mansukh Mandaviya

The health ministry said treatments worth around Rs 25,000 cr have been provided to date through a network of 23,000 public & private hospitals since the launch of the scheme in 2018.

7 things for Modi govt to do before third wave of Covid, and the time to act is now

Vaccination is the only bulwark against the third wave. But there are other measures that Modi govt must immediately tend to, starting with Ayushman Bharat scheme.

India has operationalised over 75,000 Ayushman Bharat-Health and Wellness Centres, says govt

Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said over 23.8 crore women have accessed care at these centres till 13 April.

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Army chief General M.M. Naravane | Photo: Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

India-Pakistan army-to-army talks are long time coming, Gen Naravane and first NSP show

The fact is that Pakistan's army is its most important player. The Army is the only institution that it will sit with and listen to.
Bagmane Tech Park in Bengaluru | Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons

Why Karnataka got record 45% of India’s total FDI in first half of this financial year

Karnataka could create history this fiscal by trumping Maharashtra, Gujarat & Delhi as India's No. 1 investment destination. It was in 2008-09 that a state last accounted for 45% of total FDI. 


The photo of former PM Indira Gandhi with the three former service chiefs | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

‘Mystery’ brochure on 1971 War crops Indira Gandhi, Jagjivan Ram from images, courts controversy

Both images show the then service chiefs, but the former PM and defence minister is removed from them.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.