Newborn becomes first Ayushman Bharat beneficiary in Jharkhand
Updated : September 24, 2018 02:26 PM IST
The PMJAY, stated to be the World's largest government-funded healthcare scheme, aims to provide a coverage of Rs 5 lakh per family annually, to more than 10.74 crore poor families across the country.
The Centre will contribute 60 percent to the scheme, while the states will contribute the remaining 40 percent.
East Singhbhum district civil surgeon, Dr Maheshwar Prasad said, her entire medical expenses would be borne as part of the scheme.