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Health Minister J P Nadda says Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana benefited one lakh people in a month

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Government has said that one lakh beneficiaries have received medical benefits for serious illnesses in hospitals across the country under Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana within one month.

Talking to media in New Delhi, Mr Nadda said, the beneficiaries have availed the facilities through nearly 14 thousand government and empanelled hospitals.

In a series of tweets, Mr Nadda also said  that PMJAY has lifted the burden of hospitalization expenses off the poor man’s head by providing range of free medical treatments from laproscopy to brain tumor removal costing 30,000 rupees to 5 Lakh rupees.

A 46 year-old from Madhya Pradesh admitted in Rewa, has become the 1,00,000th beneficiary under Ayushman Bharat PMJAY.