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Recently Advisor to LG emphasized on the effective implementation of Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojna (AB-PMJAY), saying that this flagship scheme provides health coverage to economically vulnerable sections of society.

He made these remarks while addressing the inaugural session of two days Northern Regional Review Meeting -Ayushman Sangam at Hotel Radisson Blu here.

The meeting organised by National Health Authority, GoI and State Health Agency (SHA), J&K, aimed at enhancing the implementation of the ABPMJAY scheme in the Northern region. The meeting also took stock of past progress as well as drew a future roadmap for the smooth implementation of the scheme.

CEO, NHA, S.Gopalakrishnan; Additional CEO, NHA, Dr. Basant Garg; Secretary Health and Medical Education, J&K, Bhupinder Kumar; CEO, SHA, J&K, Sanjiv M Gadkar, CEOs and representatives of seven Northern States and UTs of Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Uttrakhand, Chandigarh and Ladakh were present during the meeting.

He said that under the leadership of Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha and support of central government, the J&K government made the AB-PMJDY scheme universal and all the citizens of Jammu and Kashmir have been covered under the scheme. He added that for a fast growing nation like India, health is an important indicator to achieve the aspirations of this growth trajectory.

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