Jalandhar, September 15(STN)- To enroll the maximum number of people under Ayushman Bharat- Mukh Mantri Sehat Bima Yojana, the district administration will hold 127 camps in various blocks during fortnightly ‘Ayushman Bhava’ campaign throughout the district from September 17 to October 2, 2023.
Divulging the details, Deputy Commissioner Vishesh Sarangal said that in the Ayushman Apke Dwar component of the campaign, families eligible for health insurance cards will be registered in the camps and cards will also be issued to them. He said that the health department had already prepared a roadmap of the camps and shared it with all concerned Community and Primary health centers. He said that out of 127 camps, 29 camps would be held in Kartarpur block, 22 in Jamsher Khas block, 17 in Kala Bakra block, 16 in Lohian block, 10 in Adampur and Bara Pind blocks respectively, eight in Shankar block, six in Mehatpur blocks, five in Bilga block, three in Nurmahal block and one in Phillaur block. He said that directions were already issued to all departments for publicity of these camps so that people could avail the benefits of the camps.
Besides, Government Medical College Amritsar will also hold ‘Ayushman Mela’ in Kartarpur CHC on September 27.
Sarangal also informed that now people can register for an Ayushman health card by downloading the Ayushman app within a few minutes. He said that beneficiaries would be able to connect to the portal with their cell phone number, check whether they are qualified by using an Aadhaar number or family ID, and complete their e-KYC on the platform to receive a digital copy of the card. Also, beneficiaries who already have the card can use the app to obtain a duplicate.