[Digital Health Card] WB Swasthya Sathi Scheme 2020-21


Step by Step Guide to Apply WB Swasthya Smart Card Scheme, Application Form, Eligibility, Features, [email protected] .gov.in 

Latest Update : According to the official information sources, the Govt of West Bengal has decided to extend Swasthya sathi benefit to all residents of State , except those who are already covered under any Govt, Sponsored Health Insurance or Assurance Scheme. Also the family in receipt of Medical allowance as part of their salary from Govt. are also excluded.

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Benerjee has initiated another welfare scheme for the citizens of the state. The project is named as WB Swasthya Smart Card Scheme (স্বাস্থ্য সাথী স্কিম). This scheme’s main motto is to cover the people who do not have the health insurance scheme by providing Smart Health Cards. Under this scheme, people can avail themselves of 5 Lakhs of health insurance. Moreover, state citizens can avail themselves of the different services provided by the listed hospitals.

The interested applicants can visit the official portal swasthyasathi.gov.in

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WB Swasthya Sathi Scheme 2021

This article explains the West Bengal Swasthya Smart Health Card Scheme, Procedure to Apply online and registration form, Features, Eligibility, and benefits.

Features of the WB E-Health Card Scheme

Let us see the West Bengal Smart Health Scheme features introduced by the State Government of West Bengal.

  • The Swasthya Health Cards are Papers, Cashless, and Digital.
  • The scheme covers the secondary and tertiary care upto Rupees 5 Lakhs per annum to a family.
  • Each family will get a digital health card.
  • Around 2.5 Crores of citizens will get benefit from the scheme.
  • The state government bears the entire scheme funding.
  • Online Swasthya Sathi Smart card is provided to each family on the day of enrolment.
  • The issued Smart Card captures the details of the family members, Photographs, biometric, address, Mobile Number, SECC ID.

Eligibility Criteria of the WB Smart Health Card Scheme

Let us see the eligibility criteria to get eligible for the WB Swasthya Smart Health Card Scheme.

  • The applicant must be a permanent resident of West Bengal State.
  • Smart Cards will be issued to the women of the beneficiary family.
  • The beneficiaries should not avail or benefit from any other health schemes from the government.
  • The applicant will attain this medical insurance coverage if he/she is working as a civil volunteer.
  • The scheme is applicable for the candidates who belong to the BPL Families.

Benefits of the WB Swasthya Health Insurance Scheme

Let us see the benefits of the Swasthya Health Insurance scheme launched by Mamatha Benerjee’s Government in West Bengal.

  • The beneficiaries can avail of the free insurance coverage of Rupees 5 Lakhs under this scheme.
  • The card is given in the name of the female beneficiary in the family.
  • Swasthya Health Card Scheme covers the state’s entire population irrespective of caste, creed, and social status.

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Apply Online for the WB Swasthya Sathi Yojana @ swasthyasathi.gov.in

Let us see the procedure to apply for the Swasthya Sathi Scheme, as shown below. This procedure is for the applicants who wish to apply for the Free Smart Health Card.

  • Visit the official portal of the Swasthya Sathi Scheme.
  • It takes the online user to Home Page Below.
WB Swasthya Health Insurance Scheme
  • Read all the Guidelines and Eligibility Details of the scheme.
  • Go to the nearest hospital and start applying for the scheme.
  • The help desk executives will begin the application process.
  • The candidates should submit all the necessary documents to the concerned executives.

Fill Swasthya Sathi Application Form

  • The executives will help to fill the Application Form on behalf of the candidates.
  • Enter the District, Block/Municipality, Panchayat, Village/Ward, Residential Address, Minority Status (Yes/No).
  • Enter the Caste (Caste/ST/OBC) and Department(if employed) and Category.
  • Enter the Name of the Applicant and Father’s Name in the Box.
  • Answer the Question : Do any of the member receive Govt. Sponsored Health Insurance/Assurance (Yes/No).
  • Answer the Question : Do any member of the family receive medical allowance form government (Yes/No).
  • Enter Member Name, Sex Age, Relation, Mobile Number, Aadhaar Number and Khadyasathi ID Number.
  • Keep your signature at the right bottom of the application.
Fill Swathya Sathi Application Form
  • After the completion of enrolment, the system will generate the User ID and Password of the candidate.
  • The candidates can visit the official portal and login with their User ID and Password.
  • Now, the applicants can download the digitized health cards on the portal.

Find your Name on the Swasthya Sathi Portal

Let us see the procedure for finding the name on the WB Digital Health Card on the portal.

  • Visit the official portal of the Swasthya Sathi Scheme.
  • It takes the applicant to the below page.
Swasthya Sathi Portal
  • Click on the Find Your Name in the Menu Bar.
  • It then displays the page, as shown below.
Swasthya Sathi Portal 2021
  • On the newly opened page, Enter the Mobile Number.
  • Click on the drop-down and select the options Yourself or Others.
  • Click on the Submit Button.
WB Swasthya Sathi Scheme 2021
  • On the next page, Select the State Name, District Name.
  • Click on the option Select by (RSBY URN, Aadhaar Number, Form-B ID, Khadyasathi Ration Card Number).
  • Click on the Submit Button.
  • It then displays the details of the beneficiary.

Download Swasthya Sathi Mobile App

Let us see the procedure to download the Swasthya Sathi Mobile App from the play store.

  • Visit the Google Play Store on your Mobile.
  • Enter the Swasthya Sathi in the search box.
  • It then displays relevant results.
  • Click on the Install under the Swasthya Sathi App.
  • It then installs and downloads the app on your mobile.
  • Open the app downloaded on the mobile and enjoy the services of the Swasthya Sathi App.

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Quick Links 

WB Swasthya Sathi Official Portal

Help Line No: 18003455384 (Toll Free)

WB Swasthya Sathi Health Card FAQ’s

What is the benefit of the WB Swasthya Sathi Digital Health Card on the portal?

The citizens of West Bengal will get insurance coverage of Rupees 5 Lakhs under the scheme.

Can the hospitals have the facility to register on the Swasthya Sathi Portal?

Yes. The hospitals have the facility to get registered on the Swasthya Sathi Portal.

Is the health card applicable for all the members of the family of the beneficiary?

Yes. The health cards are issued to the family of the beneficiary in the name of the woman.

Can I download the Swasthya Sathi App from the play store?

The candidates can download the Swasthya Sathi App from the play store.

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