Mukhyamantri Chikitsa Raahat Kosh Yojana Himachal Pradesh – The Himachal Pradesh Government recently launched 4 new health schemes for the people of the state. The name of this scheme is Mukhyamantri Chikitsa Raahat Kosh Yojana, Himachal Pradesh Universal Health Protection Scheme, Mukhya Mantri Rajya Swasthya Dekhbhal Yojana and Telemedicine scheme for Pangi in Chamba district. Now, the State Government is planning for providing financial assistance to patients who are not included in the social security pension scheme.
CM Jai Ram Thakur has inaugurated OPD / IPD, Trauma Centre of Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri government medical college, Ner Chowk and Nursing College at Ner Chowk in Mandi district. CM has also announced to open Atal Medical and Research University in Ner Chowk medical college.
The State Government is going to increase the monthly salary of the medical officers appointed on the contract basis by Rs. 10,000 per month and that of specialist medical officers on the contract basis by Rs. 15,000 per month.
HP Mukhyamantri Chikitsa Raahat Kosh Yojana
Under the Mukhyamantri Chikitsa Rahat Kosh Yojana, the state government will provide 24*7 specialized medical and emergency services to the people of the state. In this scheme, the HP Government will provide financial assistance to all those patients who were not covered under the social security pension scheme.
The Himachal Pradesh Government will also provide benefits to the people by increasing the assistance amount under Mukhyamantri Swasthya Dekhbhal Yojana from Rs. 30,000 to Rs. 5 lakh. Now, all the eligible people of the state can avail treatment under Mukhya Mantri Swasthya Dekhbhal Yojana at 175 registered government and private health institutes.
Under Himachal Pradesh Universal Health Protection Scheme, the state government will provide free medical treatment facility of upto Rs. 5 Lakh to all the eligible and needy people belonging to the economically weaker sections. Through which, people will be able to avail free of cost medical treatment in any government or private empanelled hospitals.
Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur has also inaugurated the staff quarters of Civil hospital Sunder Nagar and an overhead foot bridge at Lalit chowk in Sundernagar. The HP Government. will also provide digital X-Ray machines for the hospital and will increase the bed capacity from 100 to 150 beds.