Do you know About Ayushman-Mitra
We have seen since the formation of PM Narendra Modi led BJP government, many health, financial, agricultural and employment schemes have been launched. In order to provide employment to the unemployed, Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, has started AyushmanMitra Job. This National Health Protection Scheme will cover over 10 crore poor and vulnerable families (approximately 50 crore beneficiaries) providing coverage up to 5 lakh rupees per family per year for secondary and tertiary care hospitalization. This Mission will subsume the on-going centrally sponsored schemes – RashtriyaSwasthyaBimaYojana (RSBY) and the Senior Citizen Health Insurance Scheme (SCHIS).
AyushmanMitra is a central government scheme, in which around 10 lakh jobs will be created during the five years that means unemployed youth will be given employment. One lakh youth i.e. AyushmanMitra will be deployed directly in government and private hospitals i.e. jobs will be given to them. This will lead to employment generation. It is said that around 20 thousand AyushmanMitra will be deployed this year.
Under this scheme, the youth who are employed will get INR 15,000 monthly salaries. Apart from this, after the implementation of this scheme, there will be an opportunity for some more posts like doctors, nurses, staff, technicians, etc. Not only this, AyushmanMitra will get 50 rupees incentive on every beneficiary.
Role of Ayushman Mitra
- Ayushman Mitra should gain complete knowledge of Ayushman Bharat Portal.
- They should know how to work on the software to benefit the patients.
- According to the QR code, the verification of the identity of the beneficiary will be checked.
- They are responsible to provide the key information to the patient.
- After the discharge of the patient, Ayushman Mitra will have to inform the State Agency.
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Ayushman Bharat Program will not only benefit the families with regards to their good health but will also give employment opportunities. Do you know that the post of “AyushmanMitra” has been generated due to this program? Total 1 Lakh vacancy of AyushmanMitra are to be filled. And in this Financial Year, more than 20,000 posts will be filled.
Salary offered is Rs 15,000 per month and Rs 50 per beneficiary as an incentive.
The concerned Department is the Health Ministry and Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship.
As part of Ayushman Bharat Scheme, the Government had announced two major initiatives in the health sector. They aimed at making path-breaking interventions to address health holistically, in primary, secondary and tertiary care systems which cover both prevention and health promotion.
(i) Health and Wellness Centre: The National Health Policy of 2017 has envisioned Health and Wellness centers as the foundation of India’s health system. Under this scheme, around 1.5 lakh centers will bring the health care system closer to the homes of people. These centers will provide health care facilities for non-communicable diseases, maternal and child health services. They will also provide free essential drugs and diagnostic services.
(ii) National Health Protection Scheme: The second programme under Ayushman Bharat Scheme is National Health Protection Scheme, which aimed at covering around 10 crore poor and vulnerable families providing coverage up to 5 lakh rupees per family per year for secondary and tertiary care hospitalization
According to the Finance Minister, these two initiatives under Ayushman Bharat program will build a New India 2022 and also generate several jobs for women.
So we can say that AyushmanMitra is a scheme which is part of Ayushman Bharat Program that will provide employment to the people and due to this their economic development will also be improved.