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Ayushman Bharat Yojana

Overview Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday introduced the ‘Ayushman Bharat – Pradhan Mantri Jan Aarogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY)‘ scheme, considered as the world’s largest government-funded healthcare programme covering over 50 crore beneficiaries. Explaining it as a “game-changer initiative to serve the poor”, PM Modi said the scheme, which would come into effect from Sunday, is …

Universal Health Insurance Scheme (UHIS)

There are 4 public sector general insurance providers who have implemented impanelledUniversal Health Insurance Scheme with the intention to enhance people’s access to health care especially for families at or below the poverty line. This not only includes individuals but groups or families. For starters this scheme comes with a medical expense reimbursement of up to Rs.30,000 …

What is Rashtriya Swasthiya Bima Yojana (RSBY)

Objective of Rashtriya Swasthiya Bima Yojana Recognizing the diversity with regard to public health infrastructure, socio-economic conditions and the administrative network, the health insurance scheme aims to facilitate launching of health insurance projects in all the districts of the States in a phased manner for BPL workers. The workers in the unorganized sector constitute about 93% of …

What is Aam Aadmi Bima Yojana (AABY)

Aam Aadmi Bima Yojana is a Social Security Scheme which had been initiated as well as administered by the Indian Government for mostly the rural landless households. The Ministry of Finance, under the Government of India, made an approval for the merger of Social Security Schemes viz., Aam Aadmi Bima Yojana (AABY) and Janashree Bima …

What is Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana (PMJJBY)

For the growth of the poor and low-income section of society,  the government of India has launched a new unique life insurance scheme, named as  ‘Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana’. This insurance plan is available for the people with the age group 18- 50 years. PMJJBY is a one-year life insurance scheme, which is renewable from year …

What is Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana (PMSBY)

Understanding the pain of the poor, the Indian government came up with the PMSBY scheme after the huge success of Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana scheme. PMSBY was originally introduced by finance minister Mr Arun Jaitley in the budget speech of February 2015 and was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 9 May in Kolkata. It is the social …