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Off Centre: Meet Dr Indu Bhushan, The Man Heading Ayushman Bharat

Sep 29, 2018 08:38 PM IST India India

The Prime Minister’s Jan Arogya Yojana will provide 10.3 crore of India’s poorest families with an annual medical insurance cover of Rs 5 lakhs. It’s touted as one of the largest public health initiatives of it’s kind, globally. On Off Centre, Anuradha SenGupta gets the CEO of Ayushman Bharat and the National Health Agency, Dr Indu Bhushan to explain the nuts and bolts of the operation. From how beneficiaries have been identified to how the resources will be generated, to the role of the states and the private sector, all the key aspects of the scheme are explained.