Odisha Nidan Scheme 2024 – Free Diagnostic Health Care Services

Odisha govt. allocates Rs. 229 crore for Nidan Scheme in Budget 2024, free diagnostic services for all citizens in govt. healthcare institutions, Rs. 600 cr for Niramaya Scheme for free medicine

Odisha Nidan Scheme 2024 – Free Diagnostic Health Care Services

Nidan Scheme

Odisha government has launched Nidan Scheme to provide high standard health care services to the citizens of state. Subsequently, all the citizens will get free diagnostic services in public health facilities in the entire state. Accordingly, all the needy people belonging to the poor and economically weaker sections of the society can avail the benefits of this scheme. Odisha govt. had already started this scheme from 1 January 2018 and is continuing it in the 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022 year as well.

The state govt. will provide the facilities of high end pathology tests, digital X-Ray, CT Scan and MRI absolutely free of cost. These services are provided in all the government health facilities under PPP mode. The primary objective of this scheme is to provide best health services for the welfare of all the citizens. For Nidan Scheme, govt. has allocated Rs. 229 crore in state budget 2021-22.

In addition to this, govt. also launches Niramaya Scheme for free medicine. The state govt. has allotted Rs. 600 crore for the implementation of Niramaya health care scheme and Rs. 162 cr for Odisha State Treatment Fund.

Odisha Nidan Scheme Features

The important features and highlights of this Odisha Nidan Scheme are as follows:-

Nidan Scheme & Other Healthcare Schemes Allocation in Odisha Budget 2021-22

In this way, the state govt. wants that the people of Odisha get appropriate healthcare facilities in all public health care institutions.

Source / Reference Linkhttps://finance.odisha.gov.in/sites/default/files/2021-02/Budget%20highlights%202021-22-Eng.pdf

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