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Gujarat Govt. to launch a free treatment scheme for road accident victims

The Gujarat Government launched a free treatment scheme for road accident victims.


  • It would provide free treatment for the first 48 hours to all victims of road accidents.
  • It aims to offer timely and effective care to the victims and thereby minimize the loss of life.
  • This announcement was made by the Deputy Chief Minister of Gujarat Nitin Patel.
  • The Government will provide up to Rs. 50,000 in medical treatment for the first 48 hours for each individual who meets with a road accident in the state.
  • The government would reimburse the amount to the hospital concerned upon submission of bills.
  • In certain cases where a hospital refers the patient to another hospital within 48 hours, both the hospitals will be eligible for the reimbursement of their combined bill of Rs 50,000.
  • The scheme will benefit not only the people of Gujarat but also people from other states and even citizens of other countries who are travelling within the state.

Expected Questions

Which state has launched a free treatment scheme for road accident victims?
Gujarat

Who is the Chief Minister of Gujarat?
Vijay Rupani

Which state had launched the HARISH scheme to provide trauma care to road accident victims?
Karnataka

Who is the Deputy CM of Gujarat?
Nitin Patel

Which Indian state has the longest coastline?
Gujarat

Which state Govt. has launched the GST Saheli portal to uplift women?
Gujarat

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