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Rajasthan to roll out medical insurance protection scheme on Might 1, registration begins from April 1


By PTI

JAIPUR: Rajasthan will roll out its bold common medical insurance protection scheme on Might 1, the registration course of for which can begin from April 1, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot stated on Saturday.

Underneath the scheme, introduced within the state funds for 2021-22 by Gehlot, each household will get an insurance coverage cowl of Rs 5 lakh by paying Rs 850 yearly.

“We’re going to implement the common well being protection scheme from Might 1 and registration will begin from April 1,” the chief minister stated at a digital programme of the medical training division.

He stated the medical and well being sector is the topmost precedence for his authorities.

“Growth works, water, electrical energy, training, irrigation, social welfare and different sectors are additionally on the federal government’s precedence record, however well being is the topmost precedence space for us,” Gehlot stated.

He stated the state authorities had launched the “Nirogi Rajasthan” marketing campaign and the preparations for it, which began in December 2019, proved to be essential in March 2020 on the time of the coronavirus outbreak.

“The corona administration of the federal government was wonderful, resulting from which the restoration price was the very best and the mortality price was the bottom within the state. Now we have strengthened our medical infrastructure and the per-day corona testing capability is 70,000 now,” the chief minister stated.

He stated Rajasthan’s “Bhilwara mannequin” was praised worldwide and the “No Masks, No Entry” slogan was adopted within the UK additionally.

Highlighting the medical amenities within the state, Gehlot stated his authorities is exploring the potential for tie-ups with international universities for nursing-training programs.

He stated the numbers of medical schools, seats within the MBBS and MD programs have elevated within the state and the federal government is growing mannequin neighborhood well being centres (CHCs).

Expressing concern on the second wave of coronavirus instances, Gehlot stated the state authorities has imposed sure restrictions, which might be made stricter if the state of affairs worsens.

Nonetheless, he dominated out the potential for clamping a lockdown, saying it causes losses and isn’t an answer.

The chief minister stated if required, the state authorities would impose stricter restrictions with out clamping a lockdown.

Well being Minister Raghu Sharma, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Shanti Dhariwal, Transport Minister Pratap Singh and senior officers attended the programme throughout which the foundations of varied tasks had been laid and some different tasks had been inaugurated.

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