The Hindu | 15/08/2021 02:02 PM | Click to read full article
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday said Odisha would provide smart health cards to 3.5 crore people in the State under Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana (BSKY), which would enable each family to get treatment cost up to ₹5 lakh per annum. Odisha is said to be the first State in the country to provide such smart health cards.
“This card will be given to all the beneficiaries phase wise. Beneficiaries of national and State food security schemes, Annapurna and Antodaya, will get this card. It will go a long way in strengthening health security of people of Odisha,” said Mr. Patnaik.