Ministry of Health and Family Welfare of the Republic of India

07/24/2018 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 07/24/2018 06:22

Coverage and Budget of RSBY

The Government is implementing Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana (RSBY), a centrally sponsored health insurance scheme which covers BPLfamilies (a unit of five) and 11 other defined categories namely Building & Other Construction Workers, licensed Railway porters, Street Vendors, MGNREGA workers (who have worker for more than fifteen days during preceding financial year), Beedi workers, Domestic workers, Sanitation workers, Mine workers, Rickshaw pullers, Rag pickers and Auto/Taxi drivers,who are enrolled under RSBY. They are entitled for cashless health insurance coverage of Rs. 30, 000/- per annum per family. Beneficiaries need to pay only Rs. 30/- at the time enrolment.

Senior Citizen's Health Insurance Scheme (SCHIS) for Senior Citizens of age 60 years and above belonging to above said categories has also been implemented w.e.f. 01.04.2016 as top of RSBY. The health coverage is upto Rs. 30,000/- per annum per senior citizen for treatment packages, over and above RSBY entitlement.

The details of target set and achievement made during the last two years including Assam and North Earthen States is at Annexure.

There was no substantial reduction in the central share release under RSBY during the year 2016-17. The reduction in release of central share is due to decrease in number of implementing States.

RSBY scheme: Statewise Status for Financial year 2016 - 2017

S.NO.

STATE

TOTAL TARGETTED FAMILIES

NO. OF ENROLLED

FAMILIES

A

C

D

1

ASSAM

2371950

1421104

2

BIHAR

13921372

7028409

3

CHHATTISGARH

4869167

4146227

4

GUJARAT

4653237

2691497

5

HIMACHAL PRADESH

877763

480588

6

KARNATAKA

10031663

6206620

7

KERALA

2275554

2060802

8

MANIPUR

120237

70925

9

MEGHALAYA

479743

256138

10

MIZORAM

243407

194886

11

NAGALAND

518476

255314

12

ODISHA

6158498

4462959

13

TRIPURA

768359

481331

14

UTTARAKHAND

728216

285229

15

WEST BENGAL

11100347

6290446

TOTAL

5,91,17,989

3,63,32,475

RSBY scheme: Statewise Status for Financial year 2016 - 2018

S.NO.

STATE

TOTAL TARGETTED FAMILIES

NO. OF ENROLLED

FAMILIES

ASSAM

2371950

1421104

BIHAR

13921372

7028409

CHHATTISGARH

4869167

4146227

GUJARAT

4653237

2691497

HIMACHAL PRADESH

877763

480588

KARNATAKA

10031663

6206620

KERALA

2044417

2044417

MEGHALAYA

529614

130516

MANIPUR

120237

70925

MIZORAM

243407

194886

NAGALAND

518476

233328

ODISHA

6158498

4462959

TRIPURA

768359

481331

WEST BENGAL

11100347

6290446

GRAND TOTAL

58208507

35883253

The Minister of State (Health and Family Welfare), Shri Ashwini Kumar Choubey stated this in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha here today.

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MV/LK