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Free treatment under Ayushman Yojana used more than 6 lakh times in four years

Friday, 11 November 2022 | PNS | DEHRADUN

48.82 lakh Ayushman cards made for beneficiaries in State so far

Despite the various challenges and problems still being faced in facilitation of health services in the State, the Ayushman Yojana presents a positive aspect with free treatment under the scheme having been accessed on more than six lakh occasions so far in Uttarakhand. According to information provided by the State Health Authority (SHA) a sum of more than Rs 1,000 crore has been spent so far for providing free medical treatment under the scheme.

The officials state that compared with the work done under the Ayushman Yojana at the national level, the progress made under the scheme in Uttarakhand is a matter of pride.

The Ayushman Yojana implemented by the SHA has completed about four years of its execution in the State. The performance under this public welfare scheme is encouraging and satisfactory considering the expectations from it. According to officials, more than 48.82 lakh Ayushman cards have been made in the State so far. According to the information provided by the SHA, the Ayushman Yojana has been used so far by 13,139 beneficiaries in Almora district with a cost of Rs 21,24,37, 330 being incurred on their treatment.

Similarly, Rs 8,38,61,194 was spent on treatment of 5,979 patients in Bageshwar district, Rs 32,34,19,595 on 19,220 patients in Chamoli district, Rs 12,06,66,206 on 7,146 patients in Champawat district, Rs 3,30,83,50,958 on 1,78,855 patients in Dehradun district, Rs 2,20,41,00,615  on 1,04,533 patients in Haridwar district, Rs 68,89,18,652 on 51,944 patients in Nainital district, Rs 82,51,66,285 on 50,602 patients in Pauri district, Rs 17,18,20,595 on 15,920 patients in Pithoragarh district, Rs 21,55,09,524 on 10,980 patients in Rudraprayag district, Rs 67,30,14,567 on 36,281 in Tehri district, Rs 1,40,08,81,552 on 87,418 patients in Udham Singh Nagar district and Rs 36,71,15,546 on 19,428 patients in the Uttarkashi district. 

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