Punjab government launched its ambitious health insurance scheme, Bhagat Puran Singh Sehat Bima Yojna (BPSSBY) for Blue Card Holders (BCH) families at an impressive function. Besides, the chief minister Parkash Singh Badal also dedicated Rs. 180 crore Rupnagar Bypass to the people.
Speaking on the occassion the CM said that launch of todays BPSSBY will see the scheme cover 28.05 lac BCH families who would be given a facility of cashless treatment up to Rs. 30,000 in 214 government and 216 impaneled private hospitals in state.
He said that the state government would soon launch cashless health insurance scheme for our 6.50 lac state employees and pensioners at a cost of Rs. 107 crore, which have already been approved by the State Cabinet.
Responding to the demands of the people in Ropar Assembly Constituency raised the local MLA and Education Minister Dr. Daljit Singh Cheema, the Chief Minister agreed to get the construction of Bus Stand started at the earliest. He also announced the strengthening and widening of Ropar-Katli road up to Ropar Thermal Plant linking nearly 25 villages. He also gave approval for the construction of Purkhali-Bardar Road to link industrial town of Baddi in Himachal Pradesh. Likewise, he also announced Rs. 34 lac for the developments works in Village Bainsa where 34 persons of this village attained martyrdom.