Poket News

J&K govt announces Universal Health Insurance Scheme for all residents of UT


  • The scheme will provide health insurance cover free of cost to all residents and shall include the serving and retired employees and their families as well. 
  • Lt Governor said the govt has approved an important public health benefit proposal which is probably the first of its kind in the entire country. 
  • He said, J&K Health Scheme will provide universal health coverage to nearly 70 lakh residents of the Union Territory who are not covered under the Ayushman Bharat scheme.