Aayushman Bharat Current Affairs - 2020

Agriculture Minister launches AYUSHMAN SAHAKAR scheme

The Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar has launched the AYUSHMAN SAHAKAR scheme on October 19, 2020. The scheme has been formulated by the National Cooperative Development Corporation (NCDC) which is the apex autonomous development finance institution under the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare. AYUSHMAN SAHAKAR scheme The scheme is an unique way that Read More…

E- Sanjeevani Initiative recorded 5 lakh teleconsultations

The eSanjeevani telemedicine initiative by the Union Health Ministry recently recorded the completion of 5 lakh teleconsultations. The government have stated that last one lakh tele consultations have been completed just 17 days. Top 3 states with highest teleconsultations are Tamil Nadu (1,69,977) Uttar Pradesh (1,34,992) and Himachal Pradesh (39,326).  Highlights The number of teleconsultations Read More…

National Digital Health Mission launched

On August 15, 2020, PM Modi launched the National Digital Health Mission during his address at the 74th Independence Day celebrations. Highlights Under the mission, every Indian is to get a Health ID card. The ID card will contain all relevant information about the person’s past medical condition, treatment and diagnosis. The mission is completely Read More…

eSanjeevani Medicine Platform: 1.5 lakh Online Consultations provided

The web based comprehensive Telemedicine solution eSanjeevani has so far provided 1.58 lakh online consultations according to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. Highlights The online platform was operationalised in more than 23 states. It covers more than 75% of population in the country. There are two types of teleconsultation under the platform. They Read More…

Ayushman Bharat: Migrant Workers to get insurance

The Government of India has extended its flagship programme, Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (Ayushman Bharat) to the migrant workers. Earlier, GoI had announced that the Ayushman Bharat beneficiaries will receive free COVID-19 testing. Highlights The decision has been taken to help the migrant workers that have lost their jobs and livelihood due to lock Read More…