Deendayal Antyodaya Upchar Yojana

The scheme launched in September 2004 aims at providing medical treatment to patients belonging to BPL families of all the categories. Under the scheme, medical checkup and treatment worth up to Rs 20 thousand is given to a family in one financial year. Every beneficiary family is given a health card in which family’s details are entered. Entries in the card are also made on a patient undergoing treatment by getting admitted to a hospital.

A poor family is gripped by untold sufferings and miseries when any of their members fall ill. The scheme has given a great succor to the poor families.