Punjab CM Parkash Badal Distributes Health Insurance Cards & Approves Rs 750 Cr. For Road Sector

Government of Punjab to begin the process of issuing pre-active cashless Farmers Health Insurance Cards under Bhagat Puran Singh Sehat BimaYojna in the maiden phase of project.

The cards, which bear the emblem of the United India Insurance Company, entitle the holder to free-of-cost  treatment up to Rs 30,000, whereas the state government had claimed that the beneficiary would be entitled to free treatment up to Rs 50,000 per annum. Notably, 11,000 families were listed in the survey for smart cards here, but only 1,100 cards would be distributed, officials had stated at a function held here at Market Committee.

Earlier in November 2012, Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal had launched the Bhai Kanhaiya Sehat Sewa Scheme for  the cooperative society members which covered cashless medical help up to Rs 1.5 lakh while another scheme for  farmers and poor people offered cashless medical help up to Rs 30,000.
Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal approved Rs 750 crore for the repair and strengthening of 6,500 km link road in the state. He gave on the spot directions to officers of Public Works Department to ensure the construction as early  as possible.

Chief Minister also took stock of ongoing Rs. 1115 crore project of strengthening of road infrastructure of 7825 kilometers link road and directed the authorities concerned to accomplish this project  before 30 June. Additional Chief Secretary of PWD informed that more than 56 percent construction under this  project had been completed while the remaining work would also be finished within stipulated time frame. 
Extra info:
1. Governor Punjab – Malik Muhammad Rafiq Rajwana
2. Punjab Chief minister – Parkash Singh Badal

So let do:
1. Who is the Governor of Punjab?
2. Which State government recently distributes health insurance cards?
3. Who is the Chief minister of Punjab?

Source – The Hindu


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