Deogarh, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik launched the distribution of smart health cards under the Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana (BSKY) for people of Deogarh district on Saturday.
According to an official release of the CMO, as many as 2.70 lakh people will get smart health cards in the district. So far, about 10 lakh people have already received such cards.
The release too informed that 10,657 beneficiaries have already got benefits out of the State Government scheme. They have together got health services worth Rs 20 crore, it claimed.
Besides launching health card distribution, the Chief Minister also laid the foundation stone for a 300-bed hospital in the district. The hospital will come up at a total cost of Rs 115 crore.
On the occasion, Patnaik too informed that as many 87 Government high schools will be included in the 5T programme.