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Goa governor to launch Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana

Panjim, Sept 21 (GCNews) The Governor of Goa will launch the Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY) on September 23 in Goa.

According to a statement issue to media, Union Minister of State for Aayush (IC) Shripad Naik, Minister for Public Work Department Ramkrishna Dhavlikar, Minister for Town and Country Planning Vijay Sardesai, Minister for Revenue Rohan Khaunte, Minister for Art and Culture Govind Gaunde, Minister for Health Vishwajeet Rane, Member of Parliament Narendra Sawaikar, Member of Rajya Sabha Vinay Tendulkar and others will also be attending the launch of PMJAY.

Under the National Health Mission, State Health agencies were created. Total of 36,539 families– Rural: 21,371 and Urban: 15,168– are eligible for PMJAY for Goa.

Currently to start with four hospitals– GMC, both District Hospitals and Sub District Hospital, Ponda, have been empanelled and are ready for launch. Subsequently other public as well as private hospitals will be registered and empanelled.

All the 447 procedures under DDSSY will be also available at empanelled private hospitals under PMJAY at same rates prescribed under DDSSY. Accordingly final package list consist of 1509 and all these packages will be available under PM-JAY at public hospitals. Arogya Mitras have been identified and trained for all four empanelled hospitals.

Arogya Mitra is the first point of contact for the beneficiaries to avail any services at empanelled hospitals and will be available at DDSSY/PMJAY kiosk at these hospitals.

Savio Rodrigues

Savio Rodrigues Founder & Editor-in-Chief GoaChronicle.com

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