Ayushman CAPF Rolled Out for Armed Police Forces

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Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF)
Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF)

The “Ayushman CAPF” scheme, extending the benefit of the central health insurance programme to the personnel of all armed police forces in the country was rolled out by the government of India.

Under this scheme, around 28 lakh personnel of CAPF, Assam Rifles and National Security Guard (NSG) and their families will be covered by ‘Ayushman Bharat: Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana’ (AB PM-JAY).

An MoU was signed between the National Health Authority (NHA) and the Union Home Ministry in presence of  Home Minister Amit  Shah, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Nityanand Rai and state Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma at the CRPF Group Centre in Guwahati.

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