Ayushman Bharat Yojana, Here's all you need to know about Ayushman Bharat Yojana

Ayushman Bharat Yojana (ABY / PMJAY)
Ayushman Bharat Yojana, also known as the Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY), is a flagship healthcare scheme launched by the Government of India in September 2018.

Here’s all you need to know about Ayushman Bharat Yojana:
1. Objective:
The primary objective of ABY is to provide financial protection to vulnerable and economically disadvantaged families in India by offering them access to quality healthcare services.

2. Coverage:
This program extends health coverage of up to Rs. 5 lakhs annually per family, catering to secondary and tertiary hospitalization costs.

The coverage extends to over 10 crore economically weaker families identified based on the Socio-Economic Caste Census (SECC) database.

3. Beneficiaries:
Ayushman Bharat Yojana primarily targets poor and vulnerable families across India, including rural and urban populations.

The beneficiaries include deprived rural families and several occupational categories of urban workers’ families.