SRINAGAR: Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana- National Health Insurance Programme, will be launched in Jammu and Kashmir on 1 December 2018.
This was announced at the 2ndmeeting of the Governing Council of the Ayushman Bharat programme chaired by the Chief Secretary B V R Subrahmanyam here this evening.
Chief Secretary directed the officers to frame a timeline for rolling out the scheme so that the aim and objectives of the scheme is fulfilled well in time.
Saying that the scheme is meant to benefit the downtrodden sections of the society, Chief Secretary directed for hassle-free identification, registration and implementation of the scheme
He also directed the Principal Secretary Finance to depute surplus clerk and accounts level staff of PSUs for strengthening the manpower for the smooth implementation of the programme.