4 Years of Ayushman Bharat-PradhanMantri Jan ArogyaYojana (AB PM-JAY)

10POINTER- Ayushman Bharat-PradhanMantri Jan ArogyaYojana (AB PM-JAY) completes four years.

About PradhanMantri Jan ArogyaYojna (PM-JAY)

The scheme was launched in September 2018 and recommended by the National Health Policy 2017, to achieve the vision of Universal Health Coverage (UHC).

It is a Centrally Sponsored Scheme having a central sector component under Ayushman Bharat Mission.

PM-JAY was earlier known as the National Health Protection Scheme (NHPS) before being rechristened.

It subsumed the then-existing RashtriyaSwasthyaBimaYojana (RSBY) which had been launched in