The chief minister of Punjab has launched a universal health insurance scheme “Sarbat Sehat Bima Yojana “ benefiting nearly 46 lakh families. With this scheme, covering 76% of the state’s population.
Punjab has become the first state in the country to offer medical insurance cover to the maximum number of its people. The scheme would entitle beneficiaries to avail annual cashless treatment up to Rs 5 lakh per family per year, including pre-existing diseases.
Static/Current Takeaways Important For RRB Main 2019:
- Chief Minister of Punjab : Amarinder Singh; Governor of Punjab: VP Singh Badnore.
Source: The Hindustan Times