PM Modi launched Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission today via videoconferencing. Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission will digitize India’s health system wherein citizen will get a digital health ID and their health records will be projected digitally.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi while launching the Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission said that a campaign of strengthening health facilities that had been going for the last seven years was entering a new phase today. Today we are launching a mission that has the potential of bringing a revolutionary change in India’s health facilities.
He further appreciated the Co-WIN portal and also the Arogya Setu app for their role in preventing the spread of corona infection and also a role in making India achieve a record administration of about 90 crore vaccine doses.
He further added that the unprecedented expansion of telemedicine in the corona period so far about 125 crore remote consultations completed through e-Sanjeevani. This facility is connecting thousands of countrymen living in far-flung parts of the country every day with doctors of big hospitals of cities while sitting at home.
The Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission connects many hospitals in the country which offer digital solutions.
The Prime Minister highlighted that India was working on a health model that was holistic and inclusive. Unprecedented reforms in health education were on. A much larger number of doctors and para-medical manpower was being created now compared to 7-8 years ago.
“A comprehensive network of AIIMS and other modern health institutions is being established in the country and work on establishing one medical college in every three Lok Sabha constituencies is going on,” he remarked.
Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya earlier said that Ayushman Bharat – Pradhan Mantri Jan Aarogya Yojana (AB PM-JAY) has reformed the entire healthcare system of the country. It had served more than 2.2 crore people in the last three years and empowered millions of citizens with their Right to Health.