Union Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare SP Singh Baghel, today said that the government is working towards providing last-mile coverage to provide health services to remote areas in the country.
Addressing the 17th edition of FICCI HEAL 2023, in New Delhi the Minister said, there is a need to address the healthcare concerns of Indians who are not able to access quality healthcare.
Mr. Baghel said that under the Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission (ABDM), the government, through telemedicine, is trying to provide medical coverage to citizens who cannot access affordable healthcare.
He said that under the Ayushman Bharat Program, over 70,000 crore rupees have been utilized to promote affordable healthcare in India.
He informed that till date over 1.80 crore Ayushman cards and 2.31 crore Ayushman Bharat Health Account (ABHA) IDs have been created.