The Ayushman Bharat scheme has benefited a huge number of cancer patients: PM Modi

The Ayushman Bharat scheme has benefited a huge number of cancer patients: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Thursday that the center’s Ayushman Bharat program not only provides free treatment to citizens, but also helps in the early detection of cancer.

Prime Minister Modi said that after laying the foundation for cancer hospitals throughout Assam and laying the foundation for it, a huge number of cancer patients have benefited from the plan.

He said people had not been treated for cancer before the plan began, fearing the financial burden on their children.

Ayushman Bharat is a national health protection scheme targeting poor and vulnerable families of over Rs. 1 billion, covering up to Rs. 50,000 per family per year for secondary and tertiary care admissions. ..

“Cancer is a major problem not only in Assam but also in the northeast. Our poorest middle-class families are most affected. Until a few years ago, patients traveled to big cities to treat cancer. I had to do it, “said the Prime Minister.

Looking back, Prime Minister Modi said there was a time in seven years to celebrate the opening of one hospital.