Haryana has bagged the first position in the country
Haryana Health Minister, Mr Anil Vij said that as many as golden cards of 12.31 lakh beneficiaries have been made in the state, under Ayushman Bharat Yojana. So far, 37,885 patients have availed benefit of this scheme.
Responding to a question raised during the Vidhan Sabha Session here today, Mr Vij said that under this scheme, the Central Government is providing free medical facilities up to Rs 5 lakhs to any eligible family. For this, the people availing benefit of the scheme need not make any payment or premium, but this facility is absolutely free for eligible people.
The Health Minister said that Haryana has bagged the first position in the country in terms of successful implementation of this scheme and the Center Government has also encouraged other states to follow Haryana. This scheme has been implemented on the basis of the survey of the year 2011 and for this, as soon as a new survey would be conducted by the Central Government, Haryana would implement it. He said that the cases of some forged Golden Cards and other corrupt practices had surfaced, against FIR has been filed by the government. Apart from this, strict action would be taken if any other case comes out.