PRADHAN MANTRI SWASTHYA SURAKSHA YOJANA

Setting up of 22 new regional AIIMS (All India Institute of Medical Sciences) has been approved under the Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana (PMSSY) so far.

Important points:

  • PMSSY was announced in 2003 with objectives of correcting regional imbalances in the availability of affordable/reliable tertiary healthcare services and also to augment facilities for quality medical education in the country.
  • Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
  • Setting up of AIIMS like institutions.
  • Upgradation of government medical colleges in various states.
  • The project cost for upgradation of each medical college institution is shared by the Centre and the state.

Other Initiatives Related to Healthcare Sector:

  1. Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Nidhi (PMSSN)
  2. PM Atmanirbhar Swasth Bharat Scheme
  3. National Digital Health Mission (NDHM)
  4. Ayushman Bharat
  5. National Health Policy (NHP) 2017
  6. Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana (PMBJP)
  7. National Health Mission

SOURCE: PIB

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