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Friday, 14-December-2018

HEALTH CARE SCHEME SET TO ROLL

This will cover all families of the state which are not covered under

The Himachal Pradesh Cabinet has decided to to implement the Himachal Health Care Scheme in the State. The cashless treatment coverage of Rs 5 lakhs per year per family will be provided on a family floater basis, a government spokesperson told.
He said the treatment would be provided on the basis of pre-defined package rates in the empanelled hospitals. The hospitals empanelled under Ayushman Bharat will stand automatically empanelled for this scheme. This will cover all families of the state which are not covered under the central government’s Ayushman Bharat scheme.
In a major decision, the cabinet also decided to recruit as many as 2,277 school teachers on contract basis in the Elementary Education Department. In another major decision by the Cabinet led by Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur, an approval was given to establish the Himachal Pradesh Gau Sewa Aayog for preservation, conservation and welfare of cows. The aayog would also be helpful in addressing the problems relating to abandoned cows.
The Cabinet also approved the Himachal Pradesh State Urban Solid Waste Management Policy, with an objective to provide directions for carrying out the waste management activities in a manner which is not just environmentally, socially and financially sustainable but also economically viable.