Union Cabinet Approves ‘Ayushman Bharat’ Health Scheme

The Union Cabinet has approved the launch of ‘Ayushman Bharat’ -National Health Protection mission. The Scheme has the benefit cover of 5 lakh rupees per family per year.

The target beneficiaries under the scheme will be over 10 crore poor and vulnerable families. The benefits of the scheme are portable across the country. The scheme will subsume the ongoing centrally sponsored schemes- Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana (RSBY) and senior citizen health insurance scheme (SCHIS).
Source- Press Information Bureau (PIB)


Static/Current Takeaways Important for NABARD Grade-A Exam 2018-
  • JP Nadda is the present Health and Family Welfare Minister of India.