Balasore: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik will visit Balasore district today to launch the distribution programme of Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana (BSKY) Smart Health Card. The scheme is aimed at transforming the health services in Odisha.
According to the sources, around 19 lakh beneficiaries will be covered under the BSKY scheme in Balasore district.
The Chief Minister will also lay the foundation stones of various developmental projects worth Rs 1166 crore.
Worth mentioning, The BSKY smart health card will entitle the beneficiaries’ free treatment at all government hospitals and more than 200 private hospitals of the state.
Each family can avail of treatment benefits up to Rs 5 lakh per annum under the scheme and in the case of women family members, the limit is Rs 10 lakh.