Karnataka launches Mukhyamantri Santwana Harish Yojana for free treatment to accident victims

Karnatka

Karnataka government has launched Mukhyamantri Santwana Harish Yojana to provide free medical treatment to road accident victims for the first 48 hours (2 days) in the nearest government or private hospital.

The scheme has been named after Harish Nanjappa who had donated his eyes moments before his death. He had died as no help was provided to him after he was  severely injured in mishap in February 2016 .

Under the scheme

  • Immediate medical relief would be provided to the victim during the Golden Hour with financial aid up to Rs 25,000 during the first 48 hours of treatment.
  • Financial assistance to victims of road accidents will be provided across the state irrespective of their financial status or nationality.
  • All hospitals would be directed not to reject accident victims and they shall be provided proper medical care for first 48 hours and get treatment at any hospital.

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Comments

  • Nikhil
    Reply

    Scheme is good but steps to minimize the road accidents should be taken by government as well as public.

  • arsh
    Reply

    nyc

  • Pradeep Ramachandra
    Reply

    Good thinking by the government but make sure that fullfil the people

  • ajay
    Reply

    good …..

  • rajashekar
    Reply

    Good… but we should reduce road accidents and drunk & drive

  • Subhash_kanadiga
    Reply

    Scheme is quite interseting, need to wait weather it works r not antha.

  • prakash b n
    Reply

    good fallup praparly

  • Dundavva.Mahadev.Kalannavar
    Reply

    Nice scheme for the poor and public people in critical situation.

  • naveena kumar
    Reply

    very good scheme for accident people. because that crucial time People need a physical help and also financial help…..thanks to government.Nice scheme

    Nice scheme

  • naveena kumar
    Reply

    jai Hind Jai karnataka mathe