PHELANGPI, Oct 09: The people of No. 9 Amreng MAC constituency on Tuesday received their Ayushman Bharat-Prime Minister Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY) card during a meeting held at Doyangmukh Medical sub-centre.
The distribution programme was chaired by Kapili VDC chairman Honsing Terang and attended by Amreng MAC Rina Terangpi, Kapili MAC Pawan Kumar Rai, Amreng BJP Mondal Committee president Dhup Deo Chauhan and nurses from the sub-centre.
While addressing the gathering, MAC Rina Terangpi said that the card will be distributed to people irrespective of their incomes and will be eligible for treatment of 25 diseases.
She further mentioned that the present BJP government has sanctioned an amount of Rs. 2 lakhs under Atul Amrit Abhijan card and Rs. 5 lakhs under Ayushman Bharat, totaling to 7 lakhs and any person with the card and money is eligible to take treatment in any government or private hospitals across the country. She also said that the scheme is particularly for BPL people and fare for any vehicle, be it train, bus, flight etc can be deducted from the Rs. 7 lakhs fund.
“Name registration should be completed within October 10, 2018 and by October 15, the Ayushman Bharat Yojana card will be activated,” she further stated.