AP CM YS Jagan Increases Financial Aid Under YSR Arogya Asara Scheme

 - Sakshi Post

TADEPALLI: In a crucial decision to give added fillip to the YSR Arogya Asara sheme, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Friday announced further hike in the financial assistance given under the prestigious scheme. The chief minister has decided to increase the monetary support given to women for normal delivery of their babies from the existing Rs 3,000 to Rs 5,000 while the financial assistance for the cesarean section deliveries was hiked from Rs 1,000 to Rs 3,000.

Speaking on this issue, CM YS Jagan directed the authorities to focus more on districts where hospital services are found to be unsatisfactory. He set a two-week deadline for the officials to improve the situation. Referring to the Arogya Sri scheme, the chief minister categorically stated that all protocols and regulations should be implemented in right earnest in all the Arogya Sri network hospitals.

YS Jagan warned that strict action would be initiated if the situation does not improve within six months. The chief minister has also issued directions that the responsibility of Arogya Sri scheme coordination in districts be entrusted to joint collectors.

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