Ritwik Shukla & Avani Kapur
Ayushman Bharat, under the aegis of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) was launched by Government of India (GoI) on 23 September 2018. The programme consists of two initiatives: (1) The Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY); and 2) The establishment of 1.5 lakh Health and Wellness Centres (HWCs).
Using government data, this brief reports on the following indicators:
■ GoI allocations and releases;
■ Eligibility and claims under PMJAY; and
■ Number of operational HWCs and diseases screened.