Friday, 30 September, 2022

Topic: PM-JAY

UP, MP, Bihar to host special PM-JAY enrolment drives as govt looks to make up for Covid lull

The three states account for 60% of the potential beneficiary base of PM-JAY, touted as the world’s largest government-funded health insurance programme.

As govt hospitals battle Covid, ‘Modicare’ business shifts to private sector

Analysis of govt data since February shows that the share of pvt hospitals in PM-JAY claims has increased as govt facilities shoulder maximum burden of Covid pandemic.

Ayushman Bharat wasn’t a ‘boon for migrants’ under lockdown, govt data shows

Among the top 5 states under the PM-JAY arm of Ayushman Bharat, only Bihar showed a rise in the number of portability cases in May and June.

Ayushman Bharat beneficiaries chose pvt hospitals over govt during lockdown due to Covid fear

A govt analysis of the 10-week lockdown period showed that claims under PM-JAY health insurance scheme fell by 51% compared to the 12 weeks before it.

Cheap medicine scheme with saffron ‘BJP branding’ a bigger success in non-BJP states

Bharatiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana’s logo features Devanagari letters ‘Bha’, ‘Ja’ & ‘Pa’ in saffron, but Modi govt denies it is surrogate branding for BJP.

Kashmir internet lockdown hits Modi govt’s Ayushman Bharat as patients forced to pay bill

Ayushman Bharat is an ambitious scheme that promises beneficiaries an annual health cover of Rs 5 lakh to poor families, but internet is key.

Modicare CEO wants wellness centres to be one-stop shop for healthcare in rural India

Ayushman Bharat CEO Indu Bhushan wants to digitise health and wellness centres that will help it fix appointments for beneficiaries and track medical history of patients. 

How Narendra Modi’s Ayushman Bharat is fighting India’s health emergency

Ayushman Bharat will reach millions of Indians who were unable to exercise their basic right to inclusive medical care.

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Representational image| File photo of students writing a test | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

More Dalit students going to Oxfords, Harvards. West now gets the caste divide

There are five primary factors driving an increasing number of students from marginalised communities entering the Western institutions.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.


File photo of former Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria after flying a MiG-21 of 51 Squadron at the Srinagar airbase | ANI

Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.