PM launches Ayushman Bharat – Digital Mission: Citizens now can have digital health ID and health record
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The way technology is being deployed in governance reforms today is unprecedented”, said the Prime Minister while launching the Ayushman Bharat- Digital Mission.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today in a virtual event launched the Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission to strengthen the health facilities. He underlined the fact that with 130 crore Aadhaar numbers, 118 crore mobile subscribers, about 80 crore internet users, about 43 crore Jan Dhan bank accounts, there is no such big connected infrastructure anywhere in the world. This digital infrastructure is bringing everything from ration to administration (Ration to Prashasan) to the common Indian in a fast and transparent manner.
Explaining the use of technology in health, the Prime Minister said that during the Corona period, so far about 125 crores, remote consultations have been completed through e-Sanjeevani.
The Ayushman Bharat – Digital Mission, will not only make the processes of hospitals simplified but also will increase ease of living. Under this, every citizen will now get a digital health ID and their health record will be digitally protected.
The Prime Minister informed that India is working on a health model that is holistic and inclusive. A model which stresses preventive healthcare and, in case of disease, easy, affordable, and accessible treatment.