Both the state and central governments are running various beneficial and welfare schemes for the needy and poor class. At present, these schemes include many other schemes like ration, housing, pension, insurance, education, employment, providing economic benefits. There is another scheme in this series named Ayushman Bharat Yojana. However, the name of this scheme has been changed to 'Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana-Mukhyamantri Yojana' because now many state governments along with the Center are also associated with this scheme. The benefit of free treatment is available under this health scheme. In such a situation, if you also want to join this scheme, then you will have to check the eligibility. So let us know about this scheme in detail. You can learn about this further...

Benefits under the scheme
Actually, under this Ayushman scheme, Ayushman cards are made for eligible people. After this, the cardholder can get free treatment up to Rs 5 lakh in the listed hospitals. Here you should know that the patient does not have to pay any money and the government bears all the expenses.

Who can make an Ayushman card?
If you work as a daily wage laborer
You live in rural areas
If you are destitute or a tribal
If there is someone with a disability in your family
If you come from a Scheduled Caste or Tribe etc., then you are considered eligible to get an Ayushman Card.

If you are eligible, you can apply like this:-
If you are eligible under Ayushman Yojana and want to apply, first go to your nearest public service center.
Go here and give your documents to the concerned officer, which are verified.
Then your eligibility will be checked and if everything is found correct then the application is made.
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