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Modi launches Ayushman Bharat Yojana

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on Saturday inaugurated the first to mark the launch of Ayushman Bharat Yojana here.

The was approved by the on March 21 with budgetary support of Rs 10,500 crore.

Under Ayushman Bharat, the aims to set up 1.5 lakh wellness centres by 2022 that will leverage on comprehensive primary health care for preventive, promotive and curative care.

also inaugurated the Van Dhan Yojana, which aims at empowering tribal communities, besides dedicating the Bhanupratappur-Gudum railway line to the nation by flagging off a train between Dalli Rajhara and Bhanupratappur.

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First Published: Sat, April 14 2018. 14:10 IST
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