Ayushman Bharat Yojana or Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY) or National Health Protection scheme launched in 2018, under the Ayushman Bharat Mission of MoHFW in India. No regitration needed for PMJAY, they themselves create list as per eligibility. You can check your name https://mera.pmjay.gov.in/search/login here.
Ayushman Bharat Yojana or Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY) Eligibility-
• Total deprived Households targeted for PM-JAY who belong to one of the six deprivation criteria
amongst D1, D2, D3, D4, D5 and D7:
a. Only one room with kuccha walls and kuccha roof (D1)
b. No adult member between age 16 to 59 (D2)
c. Female headed households with no adult male member between age 16 to 59 (D3)
d. Disabled member and no able-bodied adult member (D4)
e. Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe households (D5)
f. Landless households deriving major part of their income from manual casual labour (D7)
• Automatically included:
a. Households without shelter
b. Destitute/ living on alms
c. Manual scavenger families
d. Primitive tribal groups
e. Legally released bonded labour
The following occupational categories of workers are included:
• Rag picker
• Domestic worker
• Street vendor/ Cobbler/hawker / Other service provider working on streets
• Construction worker/ Plumber/ Mason/ Labour/ Painter/ Welder/ Security guard/
• Coolie and another head-load worker
• Sweeper/ Sanitation worker / Mali
• Home-based worker/ Artisan/ Handicrafts worker / Tailor
• Transport worker/ Driver/ Conductor/ Helper to drivers and conductors/ Cart puller/ Rickshaw puller
• Shop worker/ Assistant/ Peon in small establishment/ Helper/Delivery assistant / Attendant/ Waiter
• Electrician/ Mechanic/ Assembler/ Repair worker
• Washer-man/ Chowkidar
Key features of Ayushman Bharat Yojana or (PMJAY)
a. Provides hospitalisation cover of up to Rs. 5,00,000 per entitled family per year.
b. More than 10.74 crore poor and vulnerable families (approximately 50 crore beneficiaries) covered
across the country.
c. Entitlement based scheme. No formal enrolment process is required.
d. Poor, deprived rural families and identified occupational category of urban workers’ families as per
the latest Socio-Economic Caste Census (SECC) 2011 data, both rural and urban will be covered. In
addition, all enrolled families under Rashtriya Swasthaya Bima Yojana (RSBY) that do not feature in
the targeted groups as per SECC data will be included as well. Details of the beneficiary categories is
given in Annexure 1.
e. No cap on family size and age of members. All members of designated families get coverage;
specifically, girl child and senior citizens.
f. Covers secondary and tertiary care hospitalization.
g. Free treatment available at all public and empanelled private hospitals.
h. Cashless and paperless access to quality health care services.
i. Benefits of national portability. Eligible beneficiaries can avail services across India.
j. 1,350 medical packages covering surgery, medical and day care treatments, cost of medicines and
k. All pre-existing diseases covered.