CSCs to register beneficiaries of Ayushman Bharat

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To implement Ayushman Bharat, Common Service Center has inked an agreement with National Health Accounts through its three lakh centres across the nation.

Ayushman BharatThe memorandum of understanding was signed in the presence of Union Minister of IT and Law Ravi Shankar Prasad and Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare Jagat Prakash Nadda.

Registration of beneficiaries under the health scheme will be done through CSCs.

“CSCs efforts in Ayushman Bharat would be a game changer in our country…Today, I am very happy that CSC VLEs (village level entrepreneurs) are going to be the soldiers of healthcare – Ayushman Bharat in India. The identity and registrations of beneficiaries would be done through CSCs,” said Prasad at a conference.

“Today, the dream of Digital India is getting big leap with Ayushman Bharat. In Ayushman Bharat, 50 crore people would get benefitted with this revolutionary healthcare scheme”, said Nadda.

Nadda also asked CSC to give a presentation on how their telemedicine initiative could strengthen with participation of central government health facilities.

Currently, CSCs is acting as access points for delivery of digital services in over 2.10 lakh gram panchayats and run by three lakh village level entrepreneurs.

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