NEW DELHI : The National Health Authority has joined hands with the Bharti Foundation for raising awareness of the government's flagship programme Ayushman Bharat in villages across 16 states.
The NHA and Bharti Foundation’s rural education program officials recently met in Delhi and discussed collaboration to scale up the impact of the scheme.
The NHA will leverage Bharti Foundation’s reach in villages across 16 states, through its education programs, to bolster PM-JAY’s objective of reaching the underprivileged and educating them on the benefits of the healthcare scheme.
Dr. Indu Bhushan, CEO, Ayushman Bharat Scheme, said, “The partnership with Bharti Foundation has provided us an opportunity to reach out to the potential beneficiaries. We believe that the Foundation’s long term presence in the rural areas and their ability to empower children to bring about the desired change in the society will help us in achieving the desired awareness level for the scheme across the country.”
Mamta Saikia, CEO, Bharti Foundation, said, “We are delighted to partner with the NHA and support them in raising awareness about the benefits of the Ayushman Bharat scheme.”
The Foundation and NHA will conduct various community campaigns, parent meetings, rallies etc., and engage with local Panchayats and other community members to sensitize the underprivileged community about the objectives and benefits of the government's flagship programme.