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1st Workshop of Ayushman Bharat Program Held in Shimla

The first workshop of Ayushman Bharat Program was held in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh.
1st Workshop of Ayushman Bharat Program held in Shimla
  • Ayushman Bharat Northern Region first Workshop on Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Swasthya Suraksha Mission (PMRSSM) was addressed by the Union Health Minister J P Nadda.
  • During the course of this workshop, MoU was signed between Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Jammu and Kashmir and Chandigarh.
  • MoUs were signed between five States and one Union Territory with the National Health Mission to implement 'Ayushman Bharat'.
  • 'Ayushman Bharat' is a mega scheme to provide free health treatment up to Rs. 5 lakh to the people living below poverty line.
  • The scheme would benefit over 10 crore families of the country and provide free treatment to about 15.31 lakh people living below poverty line in the State of Himachal Pradesh.
  • Five such workshops would be conducted throughout the country to launch this ambitious scheme.

Expected Questions

Question 1. Where was the first workshop of Ayushman Bharat Program held?
Shimla

Question 2. Who is the current CM of Himachal Pradesh?
Jai Ram Thakur

Question 3. Who is the CM of Uttarakhand?
T S Rawat

Question 4. When was Ayushman Bharat scheme launched?
2018
1st Workshop of Ayushman Bharat Program Held in Shimla 1st Workshop of Ayushman Bharat Program Held in Shimla Reviewed by Shweta Kashyap on May 15, 2018 Rating: 5

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