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Government Of Assam Health & Family Welfare

Atal Amrit Abhiyan

Assam Government on December 25, 2016 announced a new program Atal Amrit Abhiyan for health care. This new health care scheme Atal Amrit Abhiyan mainly focuses on providing health insurance for people in Assam. The State Government of Assam starts to put their efforts to manage the proceedings of this scheme.

Sl. No.Facts about Atal Amrit AbhiyanDetailed Information
1.Atal Amrit AbhiyanA health Insurance Scheme
2.Scheme Launched inIn Assam
3.Who this Health Insurance Scheme Introduced?State Government of Assam
4.Launched byHealth Minister, Himanta Biswa Sarma
5.Insured AmountRs. 2 Lakh per year

The health insurance scheme mainly gives coverage against five critical diseases. Health Minister, Himanta Biswa Sarma announced that people who cannot afford their medical expanse can take financial benefits under this Atal Amrit Abhiyan scheme every year in any hospitals across the State.

Scheme cover diseases
  • Cancer
  • Kidney Disease
  • Brain related ailments
  • Heart related ailments
  • Burn Injuries
Atal Amrit Abhiyan Objectives
  • Atal Amrit Abhiyan basic aim is to offer medical facilities to all the residents of State.
  • This health insurance scheme would mainly cover treatment for five big diseases -cancer, kidney disease, brain and heart-related ailments and burn injuries.
  • People suffering from these diseases would be able to get treatment at all government and CGHS empanelled hospitals for up to Rs. 2 Lakh.
  • People who cannot afford the medical expenses can take benefits of this scheme
How one can take benefit of this scheme

Cancer and hearth related diseases are very common in our country and every 3rd people are affected with these problems. But because of costly treatment people cannot afford. Death rate is increase every year because of these diseases. Because of all Assam Government make a plan against these problems and launch the Atal Amrit Abhiyan.

The Assam Government has for all time tried to assist its people by launching a number of people friendly schemes. Under the scheme, the government would offer unique ID number and a health card to every needed. The BPL families have to pay nothing under this scheme. The scheme is started in April 2017 and after that smart card is given to the required people. For smart card general public have to pay only Rs 100 and other extra charges. By showing this card in any of government hospital people can avail the scheme benefit. The card will be issued to every person of the household individually. To continue the benefit of the scheme card holder have to renew the card every year just by paying Rs 100

Moreover The BPL families have to pay nothing to take benefits of this scheme, even their health smart card is free of cost and they can renew it every year without paying anything.

The State government would have to bear an extra burden of Rs. 200 crore to apply the scheme in the State. The government. also trying to links more and more hospitals under the scheme so that the populace can advantage the treatment without much problem.

The government basic purpose behind this insurance scheme is to make the State disease free and make the people aware about their health. In our country most of people never care about their health because of costly medical treatment

Main Points of Focus
Smart CardState government plans to offer smart card for all beneficiaries under this scheme
Estimated Budget for this Health Insurance SchemeAbout Rs. 200 Crore
Cost of availing smart card under this schemeFree for initial year, thereafter Rs.100 for every year
Document required for the Health smart card:
  • Residence proof of Assam, which required as the proof of being a resistant in Assam.
  • Aadhaar card, expected to be an important identification proof in nearby future, resistant of Assam should provide Aadhaar card to avail smart card.

List of Empanelled Hospitals Under "Atal Amrit Abhiyan"

(Existing list from "Assam Arogya Nidhi" scheme)

(Applicable for manual submission of application only)

Sl Name of the Hospital and Location

Referral Hospitals outside the State

  1. Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, New Delhi
  2. B.M.Birla, Heart Institute, Kolkata
  3. Escort Heart Institute & Research Centre Ltd. New Delhi
  4. Narayana Hrudalaya Institute of Cardiac Sciences, Bangaluru
  5. Arvind Eye Hospital, Madurai
  6. Mahavir Hospital & Research Centre, Hyderabad
  7. Krishna Institute of Medical Science, Hyderabad
  8. Madras Medical Mission, Chennai
  9. Max Heart Institute, New Delhi
  10. Global Hospital, Hyderabad/ Chennai/ Bangaluru
  11. Batra Hospital, New Delhi
  12. Yashoda Hospital, Secundrabad/ Hyderabad
  13. All India Institute of Medical Science, New Delhi
  14. Apollo Hospital, Chennai, Hyderabad
  15. Christain Medical College & Hospital, Vellore
  16. Cancer Institute, Adiyer, Chennai
  17. Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai
  18. National Institute of Mental Health & Neuro- Science (NIMHSNS), Bangaluru
  19. Post Graduate Institute , Chandigarh
  20. Gangaram Hospital, New Delhi
  21. Prince Aly Khan Hospital, Mumbai
  22. AMRI Hospital, Salt Lake, Kolkata
  23. Mission Hospital, Durgapur West Bengal
  24. K Govindaswamy Naidu Medical Trust, Coimabator
  25. Apollo Gleneagles Hospital Kolkata
  26. Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital & Medical Research Institute, Mumbai
  27. Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi
  28. Artemis Health Institute, Gurgaon
  29. Asian Heart Institute, Mumbai
  30. Medanta – the Medicity, Gurgaon, Haryana

SL.No Name of the Hospital and Location

Referral Hospitals inside the State

  1. Down Town Hospital, Guwahati
  2. International Hospital, Guwahati
  3. Shankardev Netralaya, Guwahati
  4. Dr. B. Baruah Cancer Institute, Guwahati
  5. GNRC/INS, Guwahati
  6. Hayat Hospital, Odalbakra, Lalganesh, Guwahati - 34
  7. North East Cancer Hospital and Research Institute, 11th Mile, Amerigog, Jorabat, Guwahati
  8. All Governmet Hospitals including Medical Colleges in the State of Assam