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PM Narendra Modi launches health ID, digital record for citizens

Experts flag privacy concerns in absence of data protection law

The Ayushman Bharat scheme was launched by the prime minister on September 23, 2018.
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The Ayushman Bharat scheme was launched by the prime minister on September 23, 2018.

Ruchika Chitravanshi New Delhi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday launched the digital Ayushman Bharat Mission and said the initiative would bring about a revolutionary change in India’s health facilities, improve ease of living, and digitally protect the health records of people.
 
He said in a virtual address that the mission would create a seamless online platform that would enable interoperability within the digital health ecosystem.
 
Referring to the Jan Dhan-Aadhaar-Mobile (JAM) trinity, the prime minister said the digital infrastructure was taking everything from ‘Ration to Prashasan’ to the common Indian in a fast and transparent manner. “There is no such big

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First Published: Sep 28 2021 | 12:23 AM IST

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