Odisha government launched four healthcare programmes
In a bid to improve healthcare delivery in the state, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik launched four healthcare programmes including two free health schemes. The four health care programmes which Patnaik launched included ‘Aama Clinic Yojana’ for urban people, ‘NIDAAN Yojana’ for free dialysis at designated government hospitals, on-line report under ‘ANMOL Yojana’ and ‘SAHAY’ scheme for free diagnostic services at public health centres. According to reports, the state government will provide identified diagnostic services free of cost to all patients in the public health facilities of the state from January 2018 under NIDAAN Scheme. Besides, additional diagnostic services such as High- End Pathology Test, Digital X-Ray, CT Scan and MRI will be provided free of cost in government facilities in PPP mode by March 2018.
SAHAY is the other scheme, which the CM launched. Under this scheme, the state the government will provide free dialysis services to all patients in the public health facilities from January 1, 2018.
Governor: S.C Jamir
Chief Minister: Naveen Patnaik (BJD)
High court: Cuttack
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