AMARAVATI: The two patients, who had undergone surgery, and were the beneficiaries of YSR Arogya Asara thanked Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy and expressed their gratitude for the sustenance allowance.

After the launch of “YSR Aarogya Aasara” scheme, the patients Shiek Munnisa and Nagaraju who underwent surgeries for brain tumour and heart ailment under YSR Aarogysri scheme received sustenance allowance. They thanked the Chief Minister for his commitment and working towards a better Andhra Pradesh.

Sheik Munnisa, who hails from Guntur, had been suffering from brain tumour and treated under “Aarogya Sri” scheme is the first person to receive sustenance allowance. “I have two children and we belong to very poor family. I had been suffering from brain tumour and treated under “YSR Aarogyasri scheme and I thank YS Jagan Mohan Reddy sir for this help” she said.

Gudipudi Nagaraju hails from Yemulurupadu village of Phirangipuram mandal, Guntur district and was suffering from refractive cardiac failure. He was operated under ‘ Aarogya sri scheme recently and came to share his feelings in the meeting despite of his poor health condition. As he was unable to speak, his wife thanked the Chief Minister for his welfare schemes. “After we came to know that my husband had been suffering from heart disease, we lost all hope. We came to know that the disease can be treated under Aarogya sri scheme and it really saved our lives. Poor people like us never expect this type of treatment”, she said.

The scheme provides sustenance allowance of Rs 225 per day for the number of days of rest prescribed by the doctor post-surgery.

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