eGov is needed in all sectors, including health sector. In line with the Government of India’s Digital India Programme, our Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje is of the view that eHealth card should be provided to the people of the state.
Rajasthan is the biggest state of India from geographical point of view with 7.5 crore people living here. The state government is running 17,000 government medical units. Every day, they deal with 2.5 lakh patients in OPD and 2,500 patients are admitted in IPD. Information Technology (IT) in healthcare is the need of the hour. Trend of illness should be identified through IT. Telemedicine is possible with the help of technology.
We have introduced ‘Kuposhan Watch’ and mobile applications for recording the inspections of officials. ‘Kuposhan Watch’ is a software which is used at malnutrition treatment centres (MTCs).
We have introduced ‘e-Upkaran’ for biomedical maintenance and also have the ‘Bhamashah Swasthya Bima Yojana’.
We have also introduced an integrated ambulance system called Jeevan Vahini which is the firstof- its kind in India. Through Mobile Saghan Nirikshan Abhiyaan (MSNA) mobile application, more than 15,000 inspections have been done all over Rajasthan in six months.