Jharsuguda, Nov 15: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik virtually inaugurated the distribution programme of Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana (BSKY) smart health card in Jharsuguda today. The scheme is aimed at transforming the health services in Odisha.
Health Minister Naba Kisore Das, Bargarh MP Suresh Pujari and Brajarajnagar MLA Kishore Kumar Mohanty attended the programme and distributed the smart health cards among the beneficiaries.
Reportedly, 1.15 lakh beneficiaries will be covered under BSKY smart health card scheme in Jharsuguda district.
In the programme, the Chief Minister had also inaugurated and laid the foundation stones of various developmental projects worth RS 144.22 crore.
Worth mentioning, the BSKY smart health card will entitle the beneficiaries free treatment at all government hospitals and more than 200 private hospitals of the state.
Each family can avail treatment benefits up to Rs 5 lakh per annum under the scheme and in case of women family members, the limit is Rs 10 lakh.