PM Modi launches Ayushman Bharat Health Infrastructure Mission in Varanasi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched PM Ayushman Bharat Health Infrastructure Mission in Varanasi on Monday. He also inaugurated various development projects worth around Rs 5200 crore for Varanasi.
Varanasi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched PM Ayushman Bharat Health Infrastructure Mission in Varanasi on Monday. He also inaugurated various development projects worth around Rs 5200 crore for Varanasi.
Governor and Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Union Ministers, Dr Mansukh Mandaviya, Dr Mahendra Nath Pandey, State Ministers and people’s representatives were among those present on the occasion.
Addressing the gathering, the Prime Minister said the country has achieved a major milestone of 100 crore vaccine doses in its fight against the corona epidemic. “With the blessings of Baba Vishwanath, with the unwavering glory of Maa Ganga, with the unshakable faith of the people of Kashi, the campaign of free vaccine for all is progressing successfully”, the Prime Minister said.
The Prime Minister said that PM Ayushman Bharat Health Infrastructure Mission aims to tackle this deficiency. The aim is to strengthen the critical healthcare network from village to block to the district to the regional and national level in the next 4-5 years.
Describing the initiative taken by the government under the new Mission, the Prime Minister said that there are three major aspects of the Ayushman Bharat Health Infrastructure Mission to address the different gaps in the health sector of the country.
The first is related to the creation of elaborate facilities for diagnostics and treatment. Under this, Health and Wellness Centers are being opened in villages and cities, where there will be facilities for early detection of diseases.
Facilities like free medical consultation, free tests, free medicine will be available in these centres. For serious illness, 35 thousand new critical care-related beds are being added in 600 districts and referral facilities will be given in 125 districts.