Press Release from the office of BDO, Poklok-Nandugaon
Namchi, 20th August: Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY) which is also known as Ayushman Bharat is a nationwide scheme launched by Hon’ble Prime Minister of India focusing on the poorest of the poor of rural lives. This scheme covers a health insurance of 5 lakhs for whole family. Once the applicant is given golden card, every medical treatment including medicine etc. will be covered free of cost within this scheme.
Focusing on this scheme today on this 19/08/2021 Poklok Nandugaong BAC successfully started to issue Golden Card to the grameens of three GPUs whose name have already been enrolled in this scheme. It is pertinent to mention here that Poklok-Nandugaon BAC has become first BAC to issue such cards to their local grameens. A short programme was organized at BAC today and the beneficiaries of this scheme were handed over card by Mr. Gyalpo Lepcha, Hon’ble President of Poklok-Denchung GPU in presence of BDO. During the short programme Mr. Tenzing Bhutia BDO thanked Mr. Lepcha for giving his valuable presence. He also thanked Addl. District Collector (Dev) Namchi for giving BAC the colour printer. The main role behind the successful implementation of this scheme was Mr. Rohit Rai, Ms. Anjana Rai and other office staff.
Mr. Bhutia added that with the use of this golden card, the villagers will be able to get medical facilities without spending a single penny.
(Press Release from the office of BDO, Poklok-Nandugaon)