05 March 2018

Karnataka Unveils Healthcare Scheme 'Arogya Karnataka'

Karnataka Unveils Healthcare Scheme 'Arogya Karnataka'

Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah unveiled a healthcare scheme named 'Arogya Karnataka' (Healthy Karnataka) aimed at benefitting about 1.43 crore households in the state. It will provide quality primary, secondary and tertiary treatment to both below-poverty-line (BPL) and above-poverty-line (APL) families in the state.

Through the scheme, all the BPL households will get free treatment at government hospitals while for  APL households, the state will bear about 30% of the treatment cost.

Static/Current Takeaways Important for Exams-
  • Karnataka Capital- Bengaluru, Governor- Vajubhai Vala.
Source- The Economic Times

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