Directs BDPOs and EOs to involve Councilors and Sarpanches in the sensitization drive
Jalandhar, March 1, 2021: Deputy Commissioner Jalandhar Ghanshyam Thori today announced that the district administration would go on mission mode to ensure that all eligible beneficiaries were covered under Ayushman Bharat Sarbat Sehat Bima Yojna by March 15, 2021.
Chairing a virtual review meeting with all the SDMs, BDPOs, EOs, and various departments, the deputy commissioner emphasized on the need of initiating a special drive to generate maximum E-cards under this ambitious scheme. He asked the officials to involve their respective councilors and sarpanches in the drive and bring maximum beneficiaries at the special camps so that no one is left without the enrolment.
Mr. Thori mentioned that as of now a total of 377923 beneficiaries have been enrolled under the scheme adding as many as 50 special camps were being held by the CSCs, Sewa Kendras, and about 4500 E-cards are getting generated daily. He said that under the scheme 13 government hospitals and 57 private hospitals have been empanelled in the district and the list of empanelled healthcare institutions could be viewed at www.sha.punjab.gov.in.
The deputy commissioner said that the scheme offers 1579 health packages of which180 packages are reserved for the government hospitals and 25 of them can be referred into private hospitals. Mr. Thori mentioned that Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh led state government while extending the scheme’ amid has brought J form holders farmers, registered journalists, construction workers, small traders under its umbrella. The eligible beneficiaries could check their eligibility at www.sha.punjab.gov.in.
He called upon the beneficiaries to take the benefits of these special camps in huge numbers so that all the eligible beneficiaries could be covered in the scheme.