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Odisha CM distributes BSKY smart health cards in Kandhamal

22/11/2021 at 4:38 PM

Kandhamal, Nov 22: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday distributed smart health cards under Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana (BSKY) in Kandhamal district.

A total of 6.5 lakh people of the district will get the smart cards and can avail the benefits.

The Chief Minister also inaugurated several development projects worth Rs 276 crore including Biju setu constructed at a cost of Rs 120 crore, which will provide smooth commuting across the district.

Patnaik also assured quick completion of 220/33 KV Grid station which is currently under construction at Baliguda.

Besides, the Chief Minister laid the foundation stone of a 500 bedded medical college and hospital which will be constructed at a cost of Rs 504 crore in which per year, 100 students can pursue medical courses.

Worth mentioning, on the occasion of 75th Independence Day, the Chief Minister had announced to provide smart health cards to 3.5 crore people in the state under BSKY.

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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