PRADHAN MANTRI JAN AROGYA YOJANA (PM-JAY)
PM-JAY is one component under Ayushman Bharat, which aims at providing health insurance cover of Rs. 5 lakhs per family per year for secondary and tertiary care hospitalization to over 10.74 crores poor and vulnerable families (approximately 50 crore beneficiaries). There is no cap on the family size under the scheme. This scheme was earlier known as National Health Protection Scheme (NHPS) before it was rechristened to PM-JAY. This scheme was launched on 23rd September 2018 by the Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi in Ranchi, Jharkhand.
|Target: 12,70,631 Beneficiaries|
District Magistrate, Rohtas Dharmendra Kumar, IAS