On Saturday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi criticized Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik for rejecting the Center’s ambitious Ayushman Bharat Swasthya Bima Yojna and alleged that ‘PC’ (Percentage Commission) culture has become the identity of the state government. Addressing two public meetings in Talcher and Jharsuguda, Modi said that Odisha is behind the standards of Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan and Patnaik should improve the level of hygiene in the coastal state. PM Narendra Modi said, “Everyone is familiar with the importance of Ayushman Bharat scheme but “Naveen babu”(Naveen Patnayak) does not understand. The Odisha government should go ahead and join the program. The Prime Minister is scheduled to launch this program from Jharkhand on Sunday. The objective of the scheme is to provide health insurance cover of Rs. 5 lakhs to each family to more than 10 million poor households every year.”
The Odisha government did not join the central plan saying that it has started the Biju program in the state, the Biju Health Welfare Scheme. Modi said that due to the state government’s decision, a large number of poor people in Odisha are deprived of the benefits of the Ayushman Bharat scheme. He said that the purpose of this scheme is to create a healthy, and competent new India.
PM Modi said, “Once again, I appeal to the Naveen babu publicly that people of the state should be linked with the Ayushman Bharat Swasthya Bima Yojana, under which ten crore poor families will be effectively covered by 50 crore people in the country.” Addressing the public meeting after starting the work of 13 thousand crores coal gas-based fertilizer plant, the Prime Minister said that the Odisha government is far behind the standards of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan.
What is Ayushman Bharat Yojana?
Ayushmann Bharat, a health insurance scheme of Rs 5 lakh will be launched from September 23. Prime Minister Modi, is also called This scheme as Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY). 27 states of the country have been ready to join this. Policy Commission member VK Paul said that 27 states and Union Territories are ready to join the ambitious health plan Prime Minister Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY). Prime Minister Narendra Modi is also writing special letters to 10.74 crore people of this country for this scheme. This paper will contain information about the benefits associated with planning.