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RSBY to BPL Families

RSBY to BPL Families
TheRashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana (RSBY) providing for smart card based health insurance cover of Rs. 30000 per annum to Below Poverty Line (BPL) families (a unit of five) in the unorganized sector is presently being implemented in 24 States/Union Territories. A Statement showing State-wise number of smart cards issued under RSBY and districts covered in Orissa State, including Naxal-prone districts, is annexed.
RSBYcovers hospitalizationcover. Not all the beneficiaries enrolled under the scheme require hospitalization. Out of 2.79 crore families enrolled, about 33 lakhpersons have availed benefits in the hospitals.
The RSBY has received good response from the States including backward regions in the country. The Surveys conducted so far has indicated beneficiary satisfaction ratio ranging from 77% to 92%.
There is a defined Grievance RedressalMechanism both at the Centre and State level to addressthe complaints from stakeholders including beneficiaries and appropriate action is taken as and when such complaints are received.
This information was given by Minister of Labour and Employment Shri Mallikarjun Kharge in reply in reply to a written question regarding the status of implementation of Rashtriya Swasthya BimaYojana (RSBY) providing health insurance coverage to the families of Below Poverty Line (BPL) workers and labourers in the country including various districts of Odisha, especially Naxal-prone areas;the percentage of such families who have not received any medical facilities so far alongwith the reasons therefor; whether this scheme has succeeded in addressing the needs of BPL families and labourers in the backward regions ofthe country; and the details of complaints from such beneficiaries in seeking the above benefits in the far flung regions and the extent upto which the same has been addressed?
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Annexure
RSBY to BPL families
S.No.
Name of the State and Union Territories
Number of smart cards issued as on 29.02.2012
Number of districts covered under RSBY in Orissa State
Number of smart cards issued in districts of Orissa State as on 29.02.2012
1.
Arunachal Pradesh
39,615
Bargarh
54123
2.
Assam
2,04,548
Cuttack
33576
3.
Bihar
70,96,914
Gajapati
17411
4.
Chandigarh
4,913
Ganjam
98098
5.
Chhattisgarh
13,84,680
Kalahandi
109578
6.
Delhi
1,44,518
Kendrapada
38492
7.
Gujarat
18,50,643
Khorda
36095
8.
Haryana
5,84,683
Malkangiri
53174
9.
Himachal Pradesh
2,35,131
Nayagarh
83283
10.
Jammu and Kashmir
9,484
Rayagarh
100862
11.
Jharkhand
10,60,286
Sambalpur
79548
12.
Karnataka
6,80,122
Sonapur
36247
13.
Kerala
17,48,471
Sundargarh
116264
14.
Maharashtra
21,72,918
Deogarh
30884
15.
Manipur
31,921
Jharsuguda
34277
16.
Meghalaya
67,150
Naupada
47145
17.
Mizoram
43,256
Puri
131736
18.
Nagaland
77,870
19.
Orissa
11,00,793
20.
Punjab
2,20,486
21.
Tripura
2,58,402
22.
Uttar Pradesh
41,45,925
23.
Uttarakhand
3,38,879
24.
West Bengal
44,86,192
Total
2,79,87,800
Note : In OrissNa State, the districts, namely, Gajapati, Malkangiri, Rayagarh,Sambalpur and Deogarhare naxal prone districts.
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