Rally taken out to create awareness on Ayushman Bharat

TEZU, Feb 4: Students and teachers of government schools along with members of the public took out a rally here in Lohit district on Monday to create awareness on Ayushman Bharat and the Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana.
The rally was organized by the Tezu unit of the field outreach bureau (FOB) as part of its special outreach programme, under the aegis of the district health department.
Later, addressing the gathering, district hospital SMO (SG) Dr JS Bhowmick said the scheme has been launched by the government for the beneficiaries belonging to the poor and vulnerable population, based on the 2011 socioeconomic caste census database, and informed about the documents necessary for availing the scheme.
He informed that 195 families in the district have so far been registered under the SECC.
Tezu FOB Head P Sonowal also spoke.
A quiz competition on ‘Ayushman Bharat’ among the students and villagers was the highlight of the programme.