Ayushman Bharat: News

11 Sep 2023

Narendra Modi

Centre to launch nationwide wellness programs on PM Modi's birthday

The central government led by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is set to launch a nationwide wellness drive on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 73rd birthday, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya has told ANI.

15 Aug 2019


#IndependenceDay: India to get Chief of Defense Staff, announces Modi

India will soon get a Chief of Defense Staff (CDS), who will head all three forces- Navy, Army, and Air Force, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Thursday.

14 Apr 2019

NITI Aayog

Modi government made 'unprecedented' progress in tackling corruption: Arvind Panagariya

Former NITI Aayog vice-chairman Arvind Panagariya has said the Modi government has achieved "major successes" in social sector programmes like Ayushman Bharat, PM-Kisan and rural electrification.

Soon, cancer specialists will look into cases of Modicare beneficiaries

The beneficiaries of Ayushman Bharat (or Modicare as it is popularly called) will soon be able to access cancer care from a team of specialists, reports TOI.

07 Feb 2019

Uttar Pradesh

Uttar Pradesh Budget 2019: Highlights from the Budget speech

On Thursday, the much-awaited Uttar Pradesh Budget was announced for the financial year 2019-20.

#Budget2019: Finance Minister Piyush Goyal chalks out healthcare plans

While delivering his Budget speech, interim Finance Minister Piyush Goyal, on Thursday, highlighted that the successes of the government's Ayushman Bharat health insurance scheme.

28 Dec 2018


#PolicyExplainer: What is Ayushman Bharat and how to avail it?

A majority of Indians lack access to health insurance and modern healthcare, which is one of the biggest challenges faced especially by the poor.

17 Dec 2018


Beware! These health websites have been declared 'fake' by government

Nowadays, fake websites are becoming an increasingly annoying menace. There are fake websites of almost everything, including banks, universities, job portals, government schemes, etc. While some are harmless, others are used by fraudsters to dupe people.

29 Nov 2018

Narendra Modi

Need GST Council like federal institution in healthcare, farm-sector: Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today made a case for developing a federal institution like GST Council in the healthcare and farm sector.

18 Nov 2018


Private hospitals have treated 68% of PMJAY beneficiaries

In a big boost for the Modi government's Ayushman Bharat-Pradhan Mantri Jan Aarogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY) program, data released by the National Health Agency (NHA) has revealed that around 2.3 lakh beneficiaries have used the scheme to avail of healthcare in the first two months since it was launched.

22 Oct 2018


1L benefited under PMJAY in one month of launch: Nadda

Nearly a month after the rollout of the Center's PMJAY health insurance scheme, 1 lakh people have availed the benefits of the ambitious programme, Union Health Minister, JP Nadda, said yesterday.

24 Sep 2018

Sadar Hospital

Jharkhand: Mother of newborn become first beneficiary of Ayushman Bharat

Punam Mahato has become the first beneficiary of Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY) in Jharkhand after giving birth to a baby girl at a hospital in Jamshedpur, minutes after the scheme was rolled out by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Ranchi.

23 Sep 2018


Telangana has not joined Ayushman Bharat scheme 'as of now'

Telangana has not joined the Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY), Ayushman Bharat, launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Jharkhand today "as of now" and would continue to implement its health scheme, official sources said.

23 Sep 2018

Narendra Modi

Rajnath Singh launches Ayushman Bharat scheme in Lucknow

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today launched the Center's flagship Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY), Ayushman Bharat, in Lucknow, his Parliamentary constituency, noting that it will prove to be a "Modi kawach" (Modi shield) for the poor.

22 Sep 2018

Narendra Modi

Ayushman Bharat scheme to be launched by Modi on Sunday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is all set to roll out the NDA government's flagship program, the Ayushman Bharat-National Health Protection Mission (AB-NHP), from Jharkhand on Sunday.

15 Aug 2018

Narendra Modi

#IndependenceDay: Modi promises Indian will go to space by 2022

Giving his fifth Independence Day speech from Red Fort, before India goes to elections next year, PM Narendra Modi said we will send an Indian to space by 2022.

17 Jun 2018

Narendra Modi

Important steps needed to reach double-digit growth: Modi

Chairing the NITI Aayog Governing Council meet at the Rashtrapati Bhavan today, PM Narendra Modi said the economy was growing healthily, but the challenge is to take it to double-digit figures.

29 Apr 2018

Uttar Pradesh

UP to get 1,000 new hospitals under Ayushman Bharat scheme

The Uttar Pradesh government is planning to construct around 1,000 hospitals under public-private-partnership (PPP) mode to provide good healthcare facilities to people, state Health Minister Sidharth Nath Singh said.

14 Apr 2018


PM in Chattisgarh: Inaugurates Ayushman Bharat, internet scheme, rail-line

PM Narendra Modi today inaugurated the first healthcare centre under Ayushman Bharat Scheme in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur.

25 Mar 2018

Narendra Modi

Mann Ki Baat highlights: MSP, affordable healthcare and more

In the latest edition of Mann Ki Baat, PM Narendra Modi has announced that each and every expense incurred by farmers, including their labor cost, will be accounted for while fixing the Minimum Support Price (MSP) at 1.5 times the input cost.