Amit Shah launches Ayushman CAPF scheme for 28 lakh central pressure personnel


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Amit Shah launches Ayushman CAPF scheme for 28 lakh central pressure personnel

Union Residence Minister Amit Shah on Saturday launched the ‘Ayushman CAPF’ plan, extending the healthcare advantages of the Central medical insurance scheme to the seven Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) and their dependents.

Throughout a perform on the CRPF Group Centre at Amingaon in Guwahati, the Residence Minister distributed Ayushman CAPF well being playing cards amongst seven personnel from the seven totally different CAPFs.

Underneath the Ayushman CAPF scheme, round 28 lakh personnel from seven CAPFs — Central Reserve Police Pressure, Assam Rifles, Nationwide Safety Guard, Border Safety Pressure, Central Industrial Safety Pressure, Indo-Tibetan Border Police, Sashastra Seema Bal — and their households could be lined by the ‘Ayushman Bharat: Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana’ (AB PM-JAY).

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A joint initiative by the Ministry of Residence Affairs and the Nationwide Well being Authority (NHA), the scheme would supply cashless healthcare companies to the serving CAPF personnel and their members of the family. It will be carried out throughout the nation in a phased method.

The convergence between Ayushman Bharat and CAPF is a primary of its variety initiative leveraging strengths of the prevailing strong IT framework, entry to the community of assorted personal hospitals and portability of companies throughout the nation.

This initiative would assist in transferring away from any paper-based guide strategy of availing healthcare advantages by the CAPF personnel and their households to a paperless service at NHA’s IT platform.

As well as, a 24×7 name centre, on-line grievance administration system, fraud and abuse management system, and real-time monitoring dashboards are the opposite key options of the scheme.

A MoU was signed on Saturday between the NHA and the Union Residence Ministry within the presence of Shah, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, Union Minister of State for Residence Affairs Nityanand Rai and Assam Well being and Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on the CRPF Group Centre.

Later, Shah tweeted: “Furthering PM Narendra Modi ji’s efforts in direction of the welfare of our CAPF personnel, launching the historic ‘Ayushman CAPF’ healthcare scheme in Guwahati, Assam.

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