Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission on 27.09.2021. Let’s understand Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission.
What is Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission?
Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission will help connect digital health solutions across the country.
All Indians will get a digital health ID under this scheme. Every citizen’s health record will now be digitally secure.
The health ID will be used as health account. Personal health records can be linked to this account and viewed with the help of a mobile application.
Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission will provide reliable data, leading to better treatment and savings for patients too.
Digital Infrastructure of India
130 crore Aadhar IDs, 118 crore mobile subscribers, about 80 crore internet users and 43 crore Jan Dhan Bank accounts – such a huge connected infrastructure can’t be found anywhere else in the world.
Ayushman Bharat – Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY)
PMJAY was launched in 2018 and provides a defined benefit cover of Rs. 5 lakh per family per year.
Expected Questions from Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission?
Question) Choose the correct statements related to Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission –
1.As per the mission, a unique health ID will be provided to each citizen.
2.This health ID will be like a health account where all the health details of citizens will be stored.
3.Storage of health data will make citizens vulnerable to more diseases.
A.only 1 and 2
B.only 2 and 3
C.only 2 and 3
D.all are correct
Question) Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission was launched in which year?
Answer – B (Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission was launched on 27 September 2021)
Question) Ayushman Bharat – Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY) was launched in which year?
Answer – A (PMJAY was launched on 23 September 2018)