Nitish Kumar says Modicare would be implemented with 'full perseverance' in Bihar

PATNA: Lauding the ‘Ayushman Bharat- Pradhan Mantri Jan Aarogya Yojana’ (AB-PMJAY) because the “best possible scheme for poor families”, Bihar leader minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday mentioned his government would put in force the PM’s flagship scheme with “full perseverance” and “entire transparency” in all 38 districts of the state.

More than 1.08 crore families in Bihar would be coated beneath the scheme which came into impact within the state from Sunday itself after nationwide launch by way of PM Narendra Modi from Ranchi.

“I congratulate PM Narendra Modi for launching such a virtuous well being scheme beneath which a family can get remedy upto price Rs 5 lakh according to annum with out paying any money at the listed personal or government sanatorium. I had come to find out about this scheme all the way through the Budget speech of finance minister Arun Jaitley. Even at the moment I had mentioned that the scheme is excellent,” Nitish mentioned while launching the scheme along side Bihar governor Lal Ji Tandon at a colourful programme at Gyan Bhawan right here.

Recalling the irregularities dedicated within the Rashtriya Swashthya Bima Yojana (RSBY) during which some doctors in Samastipur and different districts had withdrawn huge government money by way of making a chain of faux insurance coverage claims on the foundation of unperformed surgical procedure for uterus removal, the CM mentioned the implementation of Ayushman Bharat scheme would require common monitoring with entire transparency, in a different way the wrongdoers may just do the rest to earn cash.

“In the RSBY, the health insurance quantity used to be handiest upto Rs 30,000 according to beneficiary. When the wrongdoers can devote irregularities with the insurance coverage quantity of Rs 30,000 handiest, what can’t they do with an insurance coverage quantity of Rs 5 lakh (according to family),” Nitish mentioned and requested the state government officials to stay extra alert from such unhealthy individuals while offering insurance coverage benefits to the supposed families.

The faux claims within the RSBY had been hugely highlighted by way of media at national stage within the title of ‘uterus scam.’ Nitish mentioned the irregularities dedicated within the RSBY must no longer be repeated in this scheme and for that the officials would have to stay extra cautious.


CM further mentioned, Bihar government has additionally made arrangements for registration beneath the Ayushman Bharat scheme at the state government’s resident commissioner’s office in New Delhi and the funding commissioner’s office in Mumbai. “If a beneficiary from Bihar has long gone to Mumbai for remedy of most cancers, he can make request for benefits by way of making registration at our Mumbai office,” Nitish mentioned.


Addressing the serve as, Governor termed Nitish Kumar as a ‘Karmayogi’ CM and was hoping that the CM alongwith deputy CM Sushil Kumar Modi would put in force the centre’s flagship well being scheme with full determination in Bihar. Tandon further lauded PM Modi for the scheme.


In Bihar, around 400 personal and government hospitals have thus far been linked with the AB-PMJAY.


Other distinguished leaders who addressed the programme had been union ministers Ravi Shankar Prasad, Ashwini Kumar Choubey, Ram Kripal Yadav, Bihar Speaker Vijay Kumar Choudhary, Bihar legislative council’s officiating chairman Haroon Rashid, deputy CM Sushil Kumar Modi, well being minister Mangal Pandey and fundamental secretary (well being) Sanjay Kumar.
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