Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY) aims to provide health insurance for the economically vulnerable people. Also known as Ayushman Bharat, it was launched by the Central Government on September 23, 2018. The scheme provides a cover of Rs.5 lakh per family. It benefits 10 crore families both from rural and urban regions.
The third anniversary of the Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB PM-JAY) was observed recently. The occasion was celebrated as “Arogya Manthan 3.0”. Since its launch, the scheme has provided free medical treatment for crores of people.