Haryana government has launched Nirogi Haryana Scheme 2023 for residents of Panchkula. Under Nirogi Haryana Yojana, around 1.82 lakh beneficiaries from 42000 families in Panchkula enlisted under Antyodaya Yojana will get free health check up followed by treatment. This scheme has been launched by MLA Gian Chand Gupta. In this article, we will tell you about the complete details of the Nirogi Haryana Scheme.
Nirogi Yojana in Haryana Budget 2023-24
Finance Minister has presented Haryana Budget 2023-24 on 24 February 2023. While presenting the budget, FM said “I had earlier announced that all families whose annual income as per PPP is upto ₹1.80 lakhs will be provided free annual health check-up. The NIROGI Scheme has since been launched and the benefit of the Scheme has begun to be felt by the Antyodyay families”.
About Nirogi Haryana Scheme 2023
Nirogi Haryana Scheme will cover more than 1,82,000 beneficiaries from 42,000 Panchkula families enlisted under the Antyodaya Yojana. All such beneficiaries will be eligible for a comprehensive free health check up, followed by the required treatment. The enlisted beneficiaries will be approached by an auxiliary nurse midwife (ANM) or accredited social health activist (Asha) of the health department, and handed over an “amantran patra” (invitation) to visit the health facilities on a particular date.
Nirogi Haryana Scheme Launch
Now, families, with an annual income less than Rs. 1.8 lakh, can avail free health check-up and treatment under the Nirogi Haryana scheme, which was launched across Haryana on 29 November 2022. All the data will be saved online to access the disease burden, and to ensure early detection of ailments and efficient management of government health facilities.
Category of Beneficiaries in Nirogi Haryana Yojana
The Nirogi Haryana Scheme beneficiaries have been divided into six categories as per their age:-
- Infants up to six months old,
- Six to 59 months (around 5 years) old,
- 6 -18 years,
- 18-40 years,
- 40-60 years,
- 60 to 80-year-old and above
Each category has been assigned a different coloured OPD card (with eight pages).
Nirogi Haryana Health Checkup Details
The health check up includes a complete general and physical examination, including physical measurements (head circumference etc) , height, weight, pulse , BP, dental and eye examination. Some mandatory tests have been listed for each category. Specific laboratory tests will also be performed as advised by the examining doctors, which have been designated for this Nirogi Haryana scheme. The reports will be shared within two working days through e-Upchaar or through the ASHA or ANM concerned.
Initially, the Nirogi Haryana Scheme has been initiated at the district hospital in Sector 6, Panchkula, where the urban Antyodaya population will be covered. As per the official statement of health department “Gradually, the scheme will be rolled out at community health centres, primary health centres, and health and wellness centres in the remote rural areas of the district. As many as 51 health facilities in the district have been allotted to enlisted Antyodaya families”.
Salient Features of Nirogi Haryana Scheme
- The Nirogi Haryana scheme will cover 1.82 lakh beneficiaries from 42,000 families enlisted under the Antyodaya Yojana in Panchkula
- Enlisted beneficiaries will be approached by ANM or Asha workers and handed over an “amantran patra” (invitation) to visit the health facilities on a particular date.
- The health check up includes a complete general and physical examination, some mandatory tests, and tests advised by doctors.
- The reports will be shared within two working days through e-Upchaar or through the ASHA or ANM concerned.
- As many as 51 health facilities in the district have been allotted to enlisted Antyodaya families.