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Ayushman Bharat Diwas: 30 April

As part of the Gram Swaraj Abhiyan, Ayushman Bharat Diwas was celebrated across the country on April 30th.
Ayushman Bharat Diwas: 30 April

Details:

  • For the first time, the day was observed on 30th April 2018.
  • During the event, information regarding Ayushman Bharat Scheme was provided to people during health camps organised in rural areas.
  • On this day, Gram Sabhas were organized in different parts of the country to create awareness about the National Health Protection Mission and verify and update details in the Socio-Economic and Caste Census database.

About the Ayushman Bharat Scheme:

  • The Central Government on March 21st 2018, had approved the launch of a new Centrally Sponsored 'Ayushman Bharat -National Health Protection Mission (AB- NHPM)'.
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched the scheme on April 14th 2018 at Bijapur, Chhattisgarh.
  • The scheme has the benefit cover of Rs. 5 lakh per family per year.
  • The target beneficiaries of the proposed scheme will be more than 10 crore families belonging to poor and vulnerable population.

Question:

Q. When was the Ayushman Bharat Diwas celebrated across the country?
a. April 27th
b. April 28th
c. April 29th
d. April 30th
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