Chandigarh, August 5
The Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) here today resumed the treatment of Punjab patients under the Ayushman Bharat Yojana.
Kumar Gaurav Dhawan, Deputy Director (Administration) and official spokesperson, said: “The PGIMER has taken this decision on the directives from the offices of the Prime Minister and Union Health Minister to restart the programme so that patients do not suffer. A communication has also been received from the Secretary Health, Government of Punjab, stating in the next few days, all pending dues will be cleared.”
Earlier, the PGI was constrained to stop the benefits of Ayushman scheme for beneficiaries from Punjab.