Ludhiana: DC visits special camps organized at CSCs & Sewa Kendras
INTERACTS WITH BENEFICIARIES & URGES THEM TO AVAIL FULL BENEFIT OF AB-SSBY
E-CARDS CAN BE MADE THROUGH NEAREST SEWA KENDRA, CSCs & SUWIDHA CENTRE
Ludhiana, February 21, 2021: Deputy Commissioner Varinder Kumar Sharma today visited the sewa kendras and Common Service Centres (CSCs) located in different parts of the district. He also interacted with the beneficiaries and urged them to avail full benefit of the Ayushman Bharat-Sarbat Sehat Bima Yojna (AB-SSBY).
The deputy commissioner said that people can seek cashless treatment up to Rs 5 lakh under this scheme in both government and private hospitals.
He informed that yellow cardholder/accredited journalists, E-ration card beneficiaries, construction workers, small traders, and J-Farm holder farmers can get their e-cards made by visiting their nearest Sewa Kendra, CSC or Suwidha Kendra for availing maximum benefit of the Punjab Government's ambitious cashless health program Ayushman Bharat-Sarbat Sehat Bima Yojna (AB-SSBY).
Deputy Commissioner said that they can enroll them and their family members under the program by just visiting nearby Sewa Kendra, Common Service Centres (CSCs) or Suwidha Centres and they have to pay Rs 30 only per card generation. He said that they have to carry their Aadhar cards while visiting these establishments to take on-spot enrollment and E-card generation facilities.
Further, he mentioned that the list of impaneled hospitals and eligibility of the beneficiaries can be viewed at sha.punjab.gov.in. The scheme offers 1579 packages to the beneficiaries including 180 packages reserved for public hospitals of which 25 packages were referable to private hospitals, said the deputy commissioner.