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Ayushman Bharat launches in Hojai District


Hojai:-"Ayushman Bharat"- Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana   (AB-PMJAY)' deemed as the "worlds largest government funded healthcare programme" launched at Swarna Jayanti Bhawan in Hojai on Sunday, along with the rest of the Country.Deputy Commissioner of Hojai District Manvendra Pratap Singh,IAS along with Superintendent Of Police Hojai Ankur Jain,IPS  formally presented "Ayushman Bharat" a historic step towards universal health coverage's Golden Card to 10 beneficiaries of Hojai. The beneficiaries names are as followsRanjit Roy (Ward No.1),Nurul Hussain (Ward No.19),Kamal Chakraborty (Ward No. 13),Suranjan Bhowal ( Ward No.10),Adhir Kuri (Ward No.10),Adhir Das (Ward No.3),Radheshyam Das (Ward No. 2),Ramayan Prasad Gupta (Ward No.4), Nikhil Banik  (Ward No.1) and Rintu Das (Ward 17).The objective of the scheme was briefly explained by SDMO Dr. D Chetia Phukan.The live coverage from Jharkhand where Prime Minister Narendra Modi formally launched this historic scheme was  shown by the Projector .Speaking on the occasion DC Manvendra  Pratap Singh said," Ayushman Bharat is a scheme that aims to provide health assurance up to Rs 5 lakh cover per year."He termed it as historic and significant step in Health sector of Indian history.He appealed the mass gathering to share this information to each individual as much as possible and remember the helpline number of AB-PMJAY 14555." "In Hojai around 3,00,000 individual of 64,671 families will be benefited, whose name is already registered in this scheme.",He added.ADC Pankaj Deka, Retired Professor Pradip Bagchi, Superintendent of Hamm Hospital Jayanto Hazarika, Chairman Hojai Municipal Board Mamta Dey, Ex-President Hojai District BJP Uttam Das,  Dr. Chanu Singh, Rajesh Choubhey from Lumding Consistuency were also present on the dais.

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