Yogi Yojana List 2024 (नई सरकारी योजनाओं की सूची)

Yogi Yojana List 2024 (नई सरकारी योजनाओं की सूची)

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Punjab Farishtey Scheme 2024 - Full Treatment to Road Accident Victims

Punjab government is going to launch Farishtey Scheme on 26 January 2024 to save lives in road accidents. Under this scheme, the state govt. led by CM Bhagwant Mann will sponsor full treatment of all road accident victims. Read this article till the end to know Punjab Farishtey scheme complete details.

Farishtey Scheme in Punjab Budget 2024-25

On 5th March 2024, Finance Minister presented Punjab Budget 2024-25. While delivering the budget speech, FM said "Our Government as promised has launched the FARISHTEY Scheme with the intent of lowering the morbidity rates resulting from injuries sustained in road accidents and to provide immediate, hassle-free treatment in the available Government/ empaneled private hospitals. Additionally, to encourage common people to come forth and help accident victims and save the lives of the victims, such “Farishtey” would be incentivized with cash rewards, given commendation certificates and would be provided immunity from legal complications and police inquires. An initial budgetary allocation of ₹20 crore is proposed in FY 2024-25 for this purpose".

About Punjab Farishtey Scheme 2024

Punjab govt. was mulling to provide free treatment to all road accident victims within the first 48 hours of the mishap in government and private hospitals. However, the govt. has now decided to launch Farishtey scheme for the full treatment from its kitty leaving no confusion behind. Private hospitals empanelled under the scheme will be provided reimbursed bills as per the rates fixed by the government. This scheme will follow the similar lines of Delhi Farishtey scheme to deal with casualties in road accidents due to the dearth of timely medical help.

Last week, the health department had conducted meeting with private hospitals under the banner of the Indian Medical Association (IMA), Punjab, in which private hospitals were exhorted to register themselves under the scheme. Under Farishtey scheme 2024, rate list of 52 packages has been finalised to treat accident victims and private hospitals have been offered rates as per the Ayushman Bharat Sehat Bima Yojana. As per details of the scheme given to private hospitals, the government has studied the scheme already running in Delhi, Rajasthan, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu for implementation charges.

The Farishtey scheme official document revealed that Punjab govt. wants to treat patients till discharge whereas in other states the treatment is amount limited for first 48 hours. However, till now not many hospitals have shown keen interest keeping in view of the dues pending with the government related to Ayushman Bharat Mukh Mantri Sehat Bima Yojana.

"Not many hospitals have shown interest in empanelment under Farishtey as government has not made the standard operating procedures clear to the hospitals. Only those hospitals have come forwarded who are doing treatment under Ayushman Bharat. Rests have decided to continue its practice of giving first aid to victims free of cost," said secretary elect of IMA Punjab.

Implementation of Farishtey Yojana In Punjab

For the Farishtey scheme, the Punjab government has mapped government and hospitals on all major roads within 25-km radius. Health and family welfare minister confirmed that the state has decided to launch the scheme by offering full treatment to victims free of cost. The State Health Agency (SHA), health department's agency responsible for Sehat Bima Yojana, has already prepared the full blueprint of the scheme.

"We will provide free of cost treatment to all victims barring their caste, creed, financial status and even nationality. Its first-of-its-kind scheme being launched by any state in the country. We aim to save many lives through this scheme," said the health minister.

The scheme which may go a long way in saving lives in road accidents, is aimed at making maximum use of the ‘Golden Hour’, the first crucial hour after a road accident, during which time if a seriously injured person is given critical care, their chances of survival increase highly

Rs. 2000 Cash + Certificate to Good Samaritans in Punjab

Under Farishtey scheme, good samaritans i.e anyone taking the road accident victim to the hospital for treatment will be honoured and rewarded with Rs. 2,000. Such good samaritans in Punjab who will help the victim will also be provided with a certificate of appreciation.

There will be no questioning by police or hospital authorities from the person who brought the road accident victim to the hospital, until and unless he himself wants to become an eyewitness.

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