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CM to distribute BSKY smart health cards in Kandhamal

22/11/2021 at 10:24 AM

Phulbani, Nov 22: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik will visit Kandhamal district today to launch the distribution programme of Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana (BSKY) Smart Health Card. The scheme is aimed at transforming the health services in Odisha.

The Chief Minister will also inaugurate and lay the foundation stones of various developmental projects worth Rs 300 crore.

According to the sources, 1.65 lakh beneficiaries will be covered under BSKY scheme in Kandhamal distirct. Besides, thirteen platoon Police force will be deployed to ensure all kind security during the distribution programme.

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.

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