Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today flagged off Biju Swastha Rath under the Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana (BSKY) which would move across Odisha to create awareness about the programme.
On August 15, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik launched Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana, a health for all scheme. The scheme provides health assurance coverage to 70 lakh families, covering more than 70% of the State’s population.
Under the scheme, coverage of up to Rs 5 lakh will be provided per year per family. The amount is Rs 7 lakh per family with women members.
Meanwhile, the BJP announced to launch signature campaign from September 30 to create awareness about Union Government’s Ayushman Bharat scheme as Odisha Government is not implementing the programme for mere political reasons.