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Ayushman Bharat – Pradhan Mantri Jan Aarogya Yojana (PMJAY)

PM Modi Launches National Digital Mission To Ensure Health IDs For All: Here Is How It Works

Sep 27, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission is being implemented in a pilot phase in six Union Territories at present, and it has been rolled out by PM Narendra Modi for entire nation today.

Ayurvedic Doctors Trained To Perform Surgery, No Term Like 'Mixopathy': AYUSH Ministry

Feb 24, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Union AYUSH Minister Shripad Naik said the Indian system of medicine has been forwarded to people of the country for centuries and its formula has not changed since then.

PM To Launch Ayushman Bharat Health Insurance Scheme To Cover All J-K Residents

The Prime Minister's Office said on Thursday that the Ayushman Bharat scheme will ensure universal health coverage.

No Mention Of Coronavirus In Patanjali’s Coronil Application: Uttarakhand Ayurved Dept License Officer

Jun 24, 2020 Outlook Web Bureau

The Licence Officer of Ayurved department said he will issue Patanjali a notice asking how they got permission to make the kit that claims to treat Coronavirus.

‘Good That Ramdev Gave Medicine To Country’: AYUSH Minister On Patanjali’s Covid Drug Claims

The Minister also said that AYUSH Ministry will clear its stance on Patanjali's 'Coronil and Swasari', claimed to cure Coronavirus, after reviewing the report sent by it.

06 June, 2020

Covid-19 An Opportunity For India To Speed Up Ayushman Bharat: WHO Chief


Ayushman Bharat is the world’s largest health insurance scheme and was launched by the Narendra Modi government in 2018.

18 March, 2020

'Anti-romeo Squads, Ujjwala Yojna, Decline In Crime Rate': UP CM Recalls Achievements After Completing 3 Years In Office


'In the past three years, the BJP government in the state has succeeded in changing the perception of the state. We have taken the state on the path of development, trust and good governance due to guidance and support of Prime Minister Narendra Modi,' Adityanath said at a press conference in Lucknow.

29 January, 2020

AYUSH Ministry Suggests Ayurveda, Homeopathy, Unani Medicines To Prevent Coronavirus

Outlook Web Bureau

The Ministry of AYUSH said Unani Medicines are useful in the symptomatic treatment of Coronavirus infection.

17 September, 2019

Hospitals Found Involved In Fraudulent Practices Will Be 'Named And Shamed': Harsh Vardhan

Outlook Web Bureau

Nearly 1,200 cases of fraud have been confirmed and action has been taken against 338 hospitals, he said, asserting that the government has zero-tolerance towards corruption.

13 September, 2019

Those Who Thought They Are Above Law Are Now In Jail: PM Modi In Veiled Reference To Chidambaram


The prime minister Modi was speaking in Ranchi in poll-bound Jharkhand after launching a slew of measures including ambitious pension schemes for farmers, shopkeepers and self-employed persons

10 July, 2019

Jan Dhan Yojana Scheme: Deposits In Jan Dhan Accounts Cross Rs 1 Lakh Crore

Outlook Web Bureau

The PMJDY was launched on August 28, 2014, with an aim to provide universal access to banking facilities to the people in the country.


11 May, 2019

'Modicare' A Significant Step Towards Universal Health Coverage In India: US Think Tank

Outlook Web Bureau

Based on the analysis of the first year of Pradhan Mantri - Jan Arogya Yojana (PM-JAY), popularly known as “Modicare”, researchers at the Washington DC-based Centre for Global Development (CGD), said the overall effort has been positive, but have also highlighted challenges and several potential pitfalls related to cost and quality, that could derail the scheme's progress.

06 May, 2019

'Baseless', Says Amethi Hospital On Modi's Allegation Of Turning Away Patient

Outlook Web Bureau

PM Modi's flagship healthcare programme, Ayushman Bharat, covers about 10 crore poor families and entitles them to avail treatment up to Rs 5 lakh at the tertiary level.

04 March, 2019

'Mind Occupied With Pakistan', Says PM Modi After 'Karachi-Kochi' Mix-Up In Speech

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Modi was addressing a gathering after inaugurating a 750-bed annexe building of Guru Govind Singh Hospital in Jamnagar.

24 September, 2018

Naveen Patnaik Rejected Ayushman Bharat Scheme Fearing Defeat: Amit Shah In Odisha

Outlook Web Bureau

The BJD, however, rejected Shah's remark and said the state government's health insurance scheme, Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana, was much better than Ayushman Bharat.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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