WB Swasthya Sathi Scheme | West Bengal Swasthya Sathi Smart Card Apply Online | West New Cashless Health Scheme Online Registration & Eligibility
In this article today, we will share with all of you the details of the new Swasthya Sathi scheme so that you can apply for it and avail the benefits of health. We will also share with you all the eligibility criteria and the age criteria which is needed to apply for Swasthya Sathi Smart Card scheme launched by the Chief Minister of West Bengal State for the upcoming year of 2021. We will also share with you all the step by step procedure through which you will be able to apply for the Swasthya Sathi for the upcoming year of 2021 and you will achieve this smart card.
West Bengal Swasthya Sathi Scheme
The Chief Minister of West Bengal State Mamta Banerjee on Thursday announced a new Swasthya Sathi Health Scheme so that it can cover the entire population of the West Bengal State. A lot of new schemes are launched by the Chief Minister of the West Bengal State to help the residents improve their livelihood and save them from the catastrophic aftermath of the coronavirus. The new scheme will be applicable from 1st December 2020 as per the announcement of the Chief Minister. She also announced that the entire Cashless Health Scheme was funded by the government of West Bengal State.
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Benefits Of Swasthya Sathi Cashless Health Scheme
It is said that at least 7.5 crore people will be enrolled under the Cashless Health Scheme of the West Bengal State. As per the announcement made by the Chief Minister of the state, each and every family in the West Bengal State will be covered under this Swasthya Sathi scheme. The Chief Minister also further said that the Central Government only gives 60% for Ayushman Bharat Yojana but this Swasthya Sathi Cashless Health Scheme will be covered 100% by the State Government. The main benefit which will be provided through this scheme is through the smart card. A smart card will be given to each family will which will be applicable in all government and private hospitals of West Bengal.
Details Of Swasthya Sathi Cashless Health Scheme
|Name||(Smart Card) Swasthya Sathi Scheme|
|Launched by||Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee|
|Objective||Providing Health Services|
|Beneficiary||Residents of West Bengal State|
Objective Of WB Cashless Health Scheme
The main objective to launch this Swasthya Sathi Cashless Health Scheme is to help the residents of West Bengal state to issue cashless treatments. However, the scheme was previously launched by the Chief Minister of the West Bengal state in the year 2016 and it covered all of the secondary and tertiary care up to rupees 5 lakh per annum per family of the state but now the scheme has been expanded to cover all of the residents of the West Bengal estate irrespective of their economic or backward society status. The health card will be distributed among the women of the families from the upcoming date of 1st December 2020.
Swasthya Sathi Smart Card
Swasthya Sathi Smart Card will be available to the senior-most female member of the eligible household in this scheme. Through the Smart Card, the people will be able to avail health benefits across any of the given private or public government hospitals. There are no specific eligibility criteria which are needed to be followed because the scheme has been expanded to all of the families of West Bengal State. The state government has spent around rupees 2000 crore as an annual expenditure on this Health Scheme. Smart cards will help the people to carry on different treatments without giving even one penny to the hospital authorities.
To apply for the Cashless Health Scheme the applicant will have to follow the following eligibility criteria:-
- The applicant must be a permanent resident of West Bengal state
- The smart card will issue to the women candidates of the family
- An applicant must not be enrolled under any other health care scheme of the Government
Application Procedure Of Swasthya Sathi
It is said by the concerned authorities that the government representatives will be visiting every household in the state under the West Bengal Government at your doorstep scheme which was launched by the Chief Minister some days ago. If you want to get more information regarding the Cashless Health then stay with us in future because we will update here each information as soon as the state government of West Bengal will announce it.