Early Times Report
Poonch, Nov 29: The Ayushman Bharat scheme has not benefitted the poor in Poonch. The opoor families do not figure in the list, sources said.
The scheme is an initiative to support the families to bear big bills of medical services upto 5 Lakh. This scheme has come under shadow as the department has issued a list in which most of the needy families are missing. Instead some well off families have been included, according to sources.
Replying to Early Times queries, officials said they were unaware of the procedure and that the survey was undertaken in 2011-12. The locals have resented omission of the poor families and sought appropriate measures.