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'AYUSHMAN SAHAKAR' scheme launched by Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar


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'AYUSHMAN SAHAKAR' scheme launched by Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar

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Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar launched the scheme ‘Ayushman Sahakar’ on 19th October 2020.

The National Cooperative Development Corporation (NCDC) will provide a loan of Rs.10,000 crore to set up healthcare facilities.

Minister Tomar said that the Covid - pandemic has created more attention for the requirement of facilities.

Managing Director of NCDC Sundeep Nayak said that the NCDC fund for the healthcare facilities will be a boost by cooperatives. So far, NCDC has provided loans for 52 hospitals across the country.

The Chief of NCDC announced that Ayushman Sahakar benefits Ayush, homoeopathy, drug manufacturing, Ayurveda and education initiatives such as medical, dental, nursing and paramedical colleges. The only thing is they must be a cooperative.


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'AYUSHMAN SAHAKAR' scheme launched by Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar