Crescent Kashmir

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In Srinagar district the authorities have asked the officials to double their efforts to bring the entire population under the golden card scheme health cover.

In this direction Deputy Commissioner directed all ZMOs, Tehsil Supplies Officers to put in extra efforts and ensure mobilization of left-out population within their respective jurisdictions with the assistance of concerned Store keepers/Fair Price Shop owners and Anganwari workers so that people are entitled to get the benefit of having Golden Card in the need of hour that provides free of cost Universal Health Insurance Coverage up to Rs 5 lakh per family on a floater basis in convergence with Central Government’s Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY).

While District Coordinator CSC was asked to ensure presence of adequate manpower(VLEs) at the notified registration sites and Ration Depots to enroll remaining beneficiaries in the District.

He asked the all concerned VLEs to ensure their presence at notified FPSs to facilitate uncovered population else action as warranted under law shall be taken against them.

The Tehsil Supplies Officers of FCS&CA were asked to inform Ration card holders about the benefits of having a Golden Card and were directed to ensure all ration card holders are covered under the scheme.  Similarly, it was also decided that enrolment of benefices will also be started at Anganwari level.

He stressed the ADDC, Srinagar to ensure overall monitoring of the process for its effective implementation.

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