Beneficiaries under Ayushman Bharat Yojana
Posted On: 09 FEB 2021, Delhi
As on 04.02.2021, approx. 1.59 crore hospital admissions worth Rs. 19,714 crore have been authorized through a network of 24,321 Empaneled Health Care Providers under Ayushman Bharat PradhanMantri – Jan ArogyaYojana (AB-PMJAY).
AB-PMJAY provides health assurance cover of up to Rs. 5 Lakh per year per family for secondary and tertiary healthcare hospitalizations. The beneficiary families under AB-PMJAY have been identified on the basis of select deprivation and occupational criteria in rural and urban areas respectively as per SECC 2011 database. This covers approximately 10.74 crore families (50 crore people). Further, the States/UTs implementing AB-PMJAY have extended the coverage of the scheme to 13.17 crore families (approx. 65 crore people).
Progress of AB-PMJAY in the States/UTs
|State/UT||E-cards Generated||Authorized Hospital Admissions (Count)||Authorized Hospital|
Admissions (in Rs. Crore)
|Andaman & Nicobar Islands||32511||349||0.7|
|Dadra And Nagar Haveli||285264||43145||27.9|
|Daman And Diu||121330||14272||10.8|
|Jammu And Kashmir||2279697||108396||66.8081871|
|Data Not Found||408627||116||0.2|
|* E-cards for States of Assam, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu includes those made using State IT systems, E-card data is not available for State of Andhra Pradesh|
# West Bengal was initially implementing AB PM-JAY. However, implementation of AB PM-JAY was withdrawn by the State government in the beginning of 2019.
E-cards data for Rajasthan is not available due to on-going IT integration.
Additionally, State-wise bifurcation is not available for few data records
The Minister of State (Health and Family Welfare), Sh. Ashwini Kumar Choubey stated this in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha here today.