The Yuvajana Sramika Rythu Congress Party (YSRCP,) on the 3rd of January, launched its first pilot project, the Y.S.R. Aarogyasri scheme.
Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy, the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh (A.P.,) launched the Y.S.R. Aarogyasri scheme in Eluru, West Godavari, A.P.
While Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy launched the scheme in Eluru, district officials and mandal officers would inaugurate it in their respective districts.
The Y.S.R. Aarogyasri scheme, which gives financial assistance to its beneficiaries, would cover nearly 5 crore citizens of Andhra Pradesh residing in all the 13 districts of the State.
The Aarogyasri scheme was introduced by the late Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy, the former CM of AP and Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy’s father, for the welfare of the people of A.P.
The healthcare scheme would provide free medical treatment to the citizens of A.P., who reside in the State and those residing in Hyderabad, Bengaluru and Chennai.
On the 3rd of January, the YSRCP Government would provide health cards to the eligible people in all the 13 districts. All the cards would be distributed by February 2020.
Dr. Santosh, the coordinator of the Y.S.R. Aarogyasri scheme in Krishna district, said, “It is a continuous process and we are still printing the cards. By February end, every beneficiary will get their health cards.”
The scheme applies to individuals having an annual income of Rs. 5 lakhs.
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