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Ayushman Bharat Yojana is a boon for the people: Dr Louis Marandi

Dumka, Sep 28 (UNI) State's Welfare Minister Louis Marandi said on Saturday that the Ayushman Bharat Yojana was turning out to be a boon for the people hailing from the poor community.
Addressing a function organised at the divisional level to celebrate the first anniversary of the launch of Ayushman Bharat Yojana, she said that the scheme was very important for the poor and weaker sections of the society.
She said that the scheme was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on September 23, 2018 from Jharkhand and within a year people across the state have taken advantage of the scheme.
Ms Louis said that every person needed to understand the importance of the government schemes and pointed that in the state the Sahiyas have done a great job in ensuring the reach of the scheme to the people.
She said that with the help of the golden card the people can get them self treated in identified Hospital and said due to lack of knowledge many people are not able to take advantage of the government schemes.
The minister said that the people who are informed about the government schemes should share it with others.
She suggested that the list of the hospitals empanelled in the Ayushman Bharat Yojana should be put up at the panchayat buildings so that the common people are aware about them.
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