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Ayushman Bharat expansion is prescription for nation’s health

June 12,2024

New Delhi: BJP president JP Nadda, who took charge of the health ministry on Tuesday, held a brief meeting with senior officials and asked them to focus on the agenda for the first 100 days.

Ministers of state for health Anupriya Patel and Prataprao Jadhav also attended the meeting.

Extending coverage under the Ayushman Bharat scheme to people aged 70 years and above, and the launch of a vaccine portal, U-Win, are among the top items on 100-day plan.

“The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare plays a crucial role in the nation’s progress and the well-being of its people. As the backbone of the country, the health sector not only promotes public health but also stands as a strong force in addressing and overcoming health challenges,” the minister posted on X after taking charge.

Nadda also assumed charge of chemicals and fertilisers ministry.

Source: Healthworld

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