Chattisgarh govt switches to ration cards from Ayushman playing cards for free health benefits

Chattisgarh govt switches to ration cards from Ayushman playing cards for free health benefits

Availing free fitness advantages in Chhattisgarh will be now a shade less complicated for all ration card holder families under Dr Khubchand Baghel Swasthya Sahayata Yojna. Now, a man or woman will just have to existing an identification proof alongside issued through the government alongside with ration card.

This pass via the authorities — expected to assist about 65 lakh families in the country — brings to an give up the existing exercise of obligatory clever cards and different playing cards issued for health benefits.

The new provision has come into pressure from January 17 this 12 months in all the gotten smaller hospitals.

The fitness minister has stated that by taking this step, the authorities has decided to widen the pool of fitness beneficiaries and protected those who do no longer have Ayushman card. “The attain of Ayushman cards and different smart playing cards was once less in the state, so we determined to use Ration playing cards instead. It has been made mandatory to deliver any one authorities identification card along with the ration card. About sixty five lakh households of the state will gain from this scheme as antagonistic to 45 lakhs previously,” fitness minister TS Singhdeo told Hindustan Times.

“In order to show their identity, the sufferers seeking admission in reduced in size hospitals need to present both Aadhaar Card or any other such authorities identification card alongside with their current priority, Antyodaya or other Ration Cards,” a announcement launched with the aid of the Chhattisgarh’s health ministry read.

Discarding the previous method, the authorities has additionally determined to remove the software program database of all smart card holders, a announcement released by using the government stated. It added that this has been achieved to make sure technical aid for the new approach of supplying fitness benefits.