- NET Web Desk
Recently, the Poklok Nandugaong BAC have decided to issue Golden Card to the villagers of three GPUs, names of whom have already been enrolled for the scheme – Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY).
However, it is pertinent to mention here that Poklok-Nandugaon BAC has become first BAC to issue such cards to their locals.
Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY) which is also known as Ayushman Bharat is a nationwide scheme launched by Hon’ble Prime Minister of India focusing on the poorest of the poor of rural lives.
This scheme covers a health insurance of 5 lakhs for whole family.
Once the applicant is given golden card, every medical treatment including medicine etc. will be covered free of cost within this scheme.
A short programme was organized at BAC, and the beneficiaries of this scheme attained the card by Mr. Gyalpo Lepcha, President of Poklok-Denchung GPU in presence of BDO.
Mr. Bhutia added that with the use of this golden card, the villagers will be able to get medical facilities without spending a single penny.