Mumbai: Central Railway opens its hospitals to public, holders of PM health scheme card
The SECC 2011 list of beneficiaries excludes government employees, people who own 5 acres or more of agricultural land, and those who possess two, three or four-wheelers
On Tuesday, the Central Railway (CR) threw open their state-of-the-art hospitals to the general public, and those holding the Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY) cards. The PMJAY beneficiary holder gets an e-card and can avail service at any of the empanelled hospitals anywhere in the country.
The Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana was launched in September this year was earlier known as the Ayushman Bharat Yojana, which aims to better healthcare services for the lowest strata of society. As per the official note, the inclusion of beneficiaries in the scheme is not through registration.
Instead, it is on the basis of information collated by the Socio-Economic Caste Census of 2011 (SECC 2011) and covers 8 crore families in rural areas and 2 crore families in urban areas. While the yardstick for including beneficiaries in the rural areas differs from picking those in the urban areas, the general eligibility parameters followed in the SECC 2011 include literacy rates, median household income, occupation, type of housing, and sanitation.
The beneficiaries in the rural areas are identified on the seven deprivations contained in the SECC database whereas, in the urban areas, 11 occupational criteria are used to verify entitlement. The SECC 2011 list of beneficiaries excludes government employees, people who own 5 acres or more of agricultural land, those who possess two, three or four-wheelers or a mechanized fishing boat, those having Kisan cards with a Rs 50,000 credit limit, anyone who earns more than Rs 10,000 a month and anyone having a refrigerator and landline connections.
The coverage includes:
- Three days pre-hospitalization and 15 days of post-hospitalization expenses
- Around 1,400 procedures with all related costs like OT expenses are taken care
- PMJAY extends coverage for over 1,350 medical packages at empanelled public and private hospitals
- It provides coverage of Rs.5 lakh/family/year
On Central Railway six hospitals are empanelled under PMJAY. They are as follow:
- Zonal Hospital (Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Memorial Hospital, Byculla, Mumbai)
- Divisional Railway Hospital, Kalyan
- Divisional Railway Hospital, Pune
- Divisional Railway Hospital, Solapur
- Divisional Railway Hospital, Bhusaval
- Divisional Railway Hospital, Nagpur
Any person who holds a PMJAY e-card and comes to any of these Railway hospitals will get necessary secondary or tertiary care free of cost maximum up to Rs 5 lakh per family per year.
On Sunday, Mukesh Ambani and wife Nita Ambani hosted a grand pre-wedding bash for Arjun Kothari who is Mukesh Ambani's sister Nina Kothari's son. Prominent people from the business industry and the film fraternity turned up to celebrate the pre-wedding bash at Mukesh Ambani's residence Antilia in South Mumbai.
In picture: Isha Ambani, photo/Instagram Anamika Khanna
Mukesh and Nita Ambani's daughter Isha Ambani donned an Anamika Khanna creation for the special occasion. Isha, who is married to industrialist Anand Pirmal opted for an ivory-floral ensemble which she paired with strings of emeralds and dazzling green jewellery. She complemented her look with minimal accessories and left her long tresses open in curls. Picture/Instagram Anamika Khanna
In picture: Isha Ambani and her cousin sister Isheta Salgaocar arrive at Antilia in South Mumbai for the pre-wedding bash of their cousin
For the pre-wedding bash, the next generation of Ambani women, Isha Ambani and Shloka Mehta opted for designer Anamika Khanna's creation. Akash Ambani's wife Shloka Mehta donned a pastel purple outfit for the occasion. Picture/Instagram Anamika Khanna
Shloka Mehta looked stunning in an Anamika Khanna bespoke creation. Shloka, who is Mukesh and Nita Ambani's daughter-in-law paired her outfit with a diamond and emerald choker neckpiece and left her beautiful long tresses open. Picture/Instagram Anamika Khanna
Isha Ambani's husband Anand Piramal looked suave in a blush pink kurta which he paired with white pyjamas. Isha Ambani and Anand Piramal played the perfect host by welcoming the guests for the pre-wedding bash held at Antilia in South Mumbai
In picture: Isha Ambani's husband Anand Piramal caught in a candid moment as he interacts with guests at Arjun Kothari's pre-wedding bash held at Antilia in South Mumbai
Anant Ambani's friend Radhika Merchant added a splash of colour to the grand pre-wedding bash of Mukesh Ambani's nephew Arjun Kothari. While the entire Ambani family were seen in hues of pastel colours, Radhika looked gorgeous in an all-red ensemble with minimal make-up and accessories. Picture/Instagram Anamika Khanna
Radhika Merchant paired her stunning outfit with accents of gold on the border. She completed her look by tying her long hair in a neat bun and sported lipstick in shades of red. Picture/Instagram Anamika Khanna
Mukesh and Nita Ambani's youngest son, Anant Ambani opted for a printed kurta in hues of grey which he paired with a Nehru jacket in hues of blue for the pre-wedding bash of his cousin Arjun Kothari. Anant Ambani complemented his traditional outfit with a pair of white pants
The 24-year-old who is yet to make his official entry into the family business sported a rough look as he was seen welcoming guests for the grand event
Mukesh Ambani's mother KokilaBen Ambani also arrived for the pre-wedding bash of her grandson Arjun Kothari. For the occasion, Kokilaben Ambani chose a blush pink floral saree which she paired with emerald green neckpiece
Mukesh Ambani's brother and Industrialist Anil Ambani turned up with his wife Tina Ambani for his nephew Arjun Kothari's pre-wedding bash held at Anitilia in South Mumbai. Anil Ambani looked dapper in a white shirt which he paired with a blue velvet jacket as he was all smiles for the paparazzi
Anil Ambani's wife Tina Ambani opted for a blush pink embellished saree which she paired with a laced blouse in hues of pink. Tina Ambani accessorised her look with a diamond necklace and bangles and left her long tresses open, which gave her a natural look
In picture: Isha Ambani's father-in-law Ajay Piramal arrives for Mukesh Ambani's nephew Arjun Kothari's pre-wedding bash held at Antilia in South Mumbai
Shloka Mehta's mother Mona Mehta also graced the event. Mona Mehta looked elegant in a yellow embroidered kurta which she teamed up with silver embellished pants. She complimented her outfit with minimal accessories and glitter pointed sandals for the occasion
Industrialist Mukesh Ambani and wife Nita Ambani hosted a grand pre-wedding bash for Arjun Kothari who is Mukesh Ambani's sister Nina Kothari 's son. The entire Ambani family were seen in various shades of pastel colours. Here's a look (All Pictures Courtesy/Yogen Shah and Anamika Khanna Instagram)
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