Rajasthan Government launched the ambitious Ayushman Bharat Mahatma Gandhi Rajasthan Health Insurance Scheme (Ayushman Bharat Mahatma Gandhi Rajasthan Swasthya Bima Yojana (AB-MGRSBY)) on Saturday to provide free treatment to the poor and needy in government and private hospitals. Of. The benefit of this scheme will be given to 1.10 crore families of the state and the beneficiary family will be able to get treatment up to five lakh rupees every year in free.
Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot made its formal debut in Jaipur on Saturday on the death anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. During this, CM Gehlot said that the state government has launched the Ayushman Bharat Mahatma Gandhi Rajasthan Health Insurance Scheme to provide free treatment to every poor and needy person in the state in government and private hospitals. He said that this is an important scheme with a view to providing free quality treatment to poor people.
400 Crore rupees center will support
Regarding AB-MGRSBY, Gehlot said that Rs 1,800 crore is estimated to be spent annually on this ambitious scheme. Of this 80 percent amount will be given by the Rajasthan government which makes about 1400 crore rupees, while the remaining 400 crore rupees will be given by central government. Gehlot said that this step has been taken to benefit more and more people of the state. The 1.10 crore families of the state will get the benefit, that is, two-thirds of the people will come under its purview.
1.10 crore families will get benefits
The Chief Minister said that due to the selection of beneficiaries based on the Social and Economic Census, 2011 in the Ayushman Bharat Yojana run by the Central Government, only 59 lakh families of the state were eligible, but this scheme, which was brought in Rajasthan in detail, was national A total of 1.10 crore families are being benefited by adding the beneficiaries of the Food Security Scheme.
CM said that health is the top priority of the state government and it will move in this direction so that Rajasthan remains a leader in health services. He expressed hope that the scheme will succeed and more and more people will take advantage of it. Gehlot said that we are constantly innovating in the medical field and this will be further strengthened in the coming times.