In the style of Ayushman Bharat, the central government is going to launch a project with Ayushman to build healthcare infrastructure in rural India. The poor get free treatment from Ayushman Bharat for five lakhs, and the project with Ayushman will further strengthen the technology and infrastructure of hospitals, nursing homes, blood banks, etc. in rural India. For this, the government will provide Tk 10,000 crore to eight and a half lakh cooperative societies at low interest. Besides, subsidy will also be given.
A top agriculture official told Hindustan that Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh could launch a nationwide Ayushman Sarkar Yojana on Monday through a webinar. The budget for this project will be Rs 10,000 crore. He said that loans would be provided to the cooperative societies through the National Cooperative Development Corporation (NCDC). Through them, infrastructure for development of hospitals, healthcare, medical education, nursing education, mobile clinic services, laboratories, physiotherapy centers, paramedical education sector will be created.
Construction, modernization, expansion, technology, education infrastructure will be reformed etc. Due to lack of funds, rural people do not have access to affordable and comprehensive healthcare. Apart from this, the co-operative societies will work for the promotion of AYUSH facilities, education, services, insurance etc. Digital health relations information and communication technology will collaborate in the health insurance sector. The official said loans would be given to cooperative societies for a maximum of eight years. Committees that have more women will be given lower interest rates and more subsidies.
The Prime Minister announced
Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the launch of the National Digital Health Mission on 15 August 20202. The aim is to revolutionize India’s healthcare sector and overcome the difficulties of accessing treatment using technology.