Modicare

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

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.

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

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.

Cabinet approves Modicare, but can the government pull it off?

22 Mar 2018

Cabinet approves Modicare, but can the government pull it off?

The ambitious 'Modicare,' touted as the "world's largest government-funded program," has been approved by the Cabinet, paving the way for its implementation.

2019-LS elections in sight, Modi meets BJP-CMs to take stock

01 Mar 2018

2019-LS elections in sight, Modi meets BJP-CMs to take stock

PM Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah have begun planning in earnest for the upcoming assembly polls and the big gun, 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

In RS, Opposition lists 324 amendments to President's address

07 Feb 2018

In RS, Opposition lists 324 amendments to President's address

The Motion of Thanks debate for the President's address during the Budget session began with BJP President Amit Shah addressing the Rajya Sabha. He slammed the Congress and highlighted NDA government's achievements.

Government mulls using Aadhaar for 'Modicare'

05 Feb 2018

Government mulls using Aadhaar for 'Modicare'

One of the biggest announcements in Budget 2018 was the National Health Protection Scheme, or 'Modicare,' the "world's largest government-funded program."

Government announces Modicare, but can it afford it?

03 Feb 2018

Government announces Modicare, but can it afford it?

As was largely expected, PM Modi's government announced a people-friendly budget, in a bid for getting re-elected to office in 2019.