IEP Chandigarh, August 12
Haryana Chief Minister, Sh. Manohar Lal is going to give a big gift to the people of the state on the occasion of Independence Day on August 15. He has announced that now families with an annual income ranging from Rs 1.8 lakh to Rs 3 lakh will also be entitled to get the benefit of ‘Ayushman Bharat Yojana’.From August 15, for preparing cards under this scheme. The Chief Minister said that at present, 30 lakh families in the state are getting benefits under the scheme, and now after this announcement an additional 8 lakh new families would be included, thus a total 38 lakh families would be able to take advantage of this scheme.Notably, the scheme is free for families with an annual income of up to Rs.1.8 lakh, while families with an annual income between Rs. 1.8 lakh and Rs. 3 lakh will need to contribute a nominal amount to avail the benefits of the scheme.After this announcement by the Chief Minister, Haryana has become the first State to implement such a public welfare scheme. This has secured the lives of lakhs of people in the State. People’s financial as well as mental problem has also been solved. The Ayushman Bharat Yojana is a panacea scheme for Antyodaya families and needy people are getting benefit from this, he added.