The Indian government is announcing more and more health protection and insurance schemes for their citizen. Recently, in union budget 2021-19, finance minister Arun Jaitley announced that government of India to soon announce the “Ayushman Bharat” health protection scheme which will cover almost 50 lakh poor families of India. Under the first stage, the scheme will provide Rs.5 lac of health insurance for free to poor families of India.
This is such a good health scheme that is almost followed by USA’s Obama Care. Even the local media calling it modi care scheme (on the name of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi). This scheme is about to roll from May, 2021 and is about to change the future of the Indian health sector. The subscriber can get treatment from the government as well as a private hospital like Apollo under this scheme.
Apart from Ayushman Bharat, the government of India had launched 2 more insurance schemes 2 years back. Those two insurance schemes, Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Bima Yojana and Pradhan Mantri Suraksha bima yojana.
Under these two schemes, Jeevan bima yojana is the cheapest insurance scheme for Indian citizen, while Suraksha bima yojana is accident insurance which provides death benefits. Apart from that government of India had launched Atal pension yojana along with this which was aiming to provide a monthly pension of Rs.5000 (around $80) for a person above 60 years.
In Pradhan mantra Jeevan bia yojana, you will get persona insurance for yourself at Rs.330 per year and you will get Rs. 2lakh of personal insurance, isn’t it good? This is done by the government of India and all Indian citizens can subscribe to this insurance scheme via their bank accounts.
Another same scheme with a different purpose, Pradhan mantra Suraksha bima yojana which provides Rs.2 lakh of accidental insurance at Rs.1 per month. Yes, just at Rs. 1 per month subscriber gets 2 lakh of accidental insurance.
And both of the insurance schemes of government of India has got plenty of subscribers and they are winning hearts all over India. Apart from this, to retain the health and fitness of Indian citizen, the government of India and their state governments distributing hybrid bikes for students and ladies so they can use it for a daily commute and get healthy as well.
If all these health schemes are well implemented, India will be a soon healthy and happy country with 135 million faces. India is about to become the growth engine of the world and in coming years, India to become the largest labour supplier.
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