Ayushman Bharat Yojana launch LIVE updates: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today launched the Ayushman Bharat – Pradhan Mantri Jan Aarogya Yojana (PMJAY) from Ranchi in Jharkhand. The scheme aims to benefit over 10 crore families by providing them cashless health assurance up to Rs 5 lakh every year without paying any premium. The healthcare scheme was launched at an event organised in Prabhat Tara Ground here. Earlier, the Prime Minister visited an exhibition based on the PMJAY to witness a demonstration of activities related to the scheme like how a beneficiary’s identification will be done and e-card creation, among others.
Meanwhile, at the same event, the PM will also laid the foundation stone for medical colleges at Chaibasa and Koderma. Besides, he also inaugurated 10 health and wellness centres.