Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY): News

24 Mar 2019

Times of India

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.

25 Jan 2019

Narendra Modi

PM Modi's letters to poor has troubled Opposition. But why?

To celebrate the 100-day mark of Ayushman Bharat, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ambitious health insurance scheme, hundreds of poor have received letters signed by him, a move which has rattled the Opposition.

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.

18 Nov 2018

Narendra Modi

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.

AIIMS becomes first participant in AB-PMJAY scheme

After Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the launch of the Ayushman Bharat-Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY) on Sunday, the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) has become the first hospital in Delhi to sign on for the scheme.

24 Sep 2018

Ayushman Bharat

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.

23 Sep 2018


#PolicyExplainer: All you need to know about Ayushman Bharat scheme

The flagship Ayushman Bharat-Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY) is being inaugurated today by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Jharkhand.