Meeting on Assessment of Manipur Health Benefit Packages

Imphal: Stakeholder Meeting on Assessment of Manipur Health Benefit Packages, under Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY) was held at Dynasty Hall, Classic Grande, here on Tuesday.

MLA and advisor ( health ) to chief minister, Manipur Sapam Ranjan Singh said the schemes of the state and the centre of AB-PMJAY would give benefits to the poor people of the state especially rural people of the state who are hand to mouth will be relieved by the schemes.

​It was mention that Ayusman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY ) is a health scheme that provides free hospitalization of free treatmentof upto Rs 5,00,000 per family per year to cover 10.70 crores poor and vulnerable families of the country. It was launched on September 23, 2018 by the Prime Minister of India. The primary ofjective is to provide free of cost, accessible quality healthcare services to the poor and vulnerable groups of society, an official statement said.

For those not covered under AB-PNJAY, the state has its own health insurance scheme-Chief Ministergi Hakselgi Tengbang (CMHT)for AAY Ration Card Holder,Widow, Differently abled, Local Media Persons, Newspaper hawkers, driver and other poor families of the state.

State Health Agency, Manipur is the implementing Agencyof PM-JAY in the StateIn Manipur, over 14.08 lakh individuals are entitle beneficiariesof PMJAY of which 2.9lakhs have so far been verified and have received their PMJAY cards.

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