There is a complete turnaround in the healthcare system of Jammu and Kashmir as it is the top priority of the government to provide best healthcare for the common person.
Recently the J & K government said that around 4.5 lakh persons get treatment under Ayushman Bharat-PMJAY SEHAT scheme. Rs. 307crores were paid to empanelled hospitals till date in Jammu and Kashmir.
Jammu and Kashmir Government has treated more than 4.5 lakh people across the UT for various ailments under the Ayushman Bharat- PMJAY SEHAT scheme and paid Rs 307 crore to the empanelled health institutions under the scheme.
Under this scheme, J&K Government has empanelled around 250 hospitals including private run health institutes to provide free treatment to the beneficiaries under the scheme.
68.18 percent (69.85 lakh) of the beneficiaries have been registered under the scheme; making 76.59 percent of the total families eligible for benefits under the SEHAT scheme.
An official said that of the 69.85 lakh registered beneficiaries, 37.7 lakh people have been issued golden cards in Kashmir and 32.09 lakh in Jammu.
Government has employed all its resources at district level to register all population under the scheme for maximum benefit to the people who have struggled all the years to get treatment which was unaffordable to the majority of them.