Amma Mini Clinic, Tamil Nadu

To provide free medical help and a disease-free life to everyone in the state, mainly covering the poor people

On December 14, 2020, CMO Tamil Nadu Mr. Edapaddi Palaniswami launched ‘Amma Mini Clinics’ in the state. Under this initiative, mini clinics will be set up in the state for providing free basic medical treatment and check-up facility in the state mainly regarding the symptoms of COVID-19. These mini clinics will have a doctor, nurse and a medical assistant. All the small prodromes like headache, fever, body ache, etc in context o COVID-19 will be addressed in the clinic. This initiative is mainly for the areas where people are not available to avail basic health facilities. It will thereby help to maintain safe and good health for everyone across the state.


Initiative name:Amma Mini Clinics
Initiative Under:Tamil Nadu Government
Launched by:CMO Tamil Nadu, Mr. Edapaddi Palaniswami
Launch Date:December 14, 2020
Main Beneficiaries:People suffering from basic symptoms like headache, fever, etc relating to COVID-19
Benefit:Free medical treatment at mini clinics
Objective:To provide free medical help and a disease-free life to everyone in the state, mainly covering the poor people.

List of scheme lunched by Tamil Nadu Government

Objectives and Benefits:

  • The main objective of the scheme is to protect and cover the residents in the state
  • Mini clinics will be opened in the state for treating the basic symptoms and illness in line with COVID-19
  • Treatment will be provided free of cost under this scheme
  • This scheme mainly aims at helping the poor people across the state
  • It will help in stopping the further spread of the pandemic across the state
  • This will help in providing disease free life to everyone in the state
  • It will focus on the areas with no basic health care facility
  • It will help maintain a good health for everyone and thus will lead to overall development in the state

Key Points:

  • Amma Mini Clinic initiative is launched in the state of Tamil Nadu on December 14, 2020
  • This scheme was launched by the CM, Mr. Edapaddi Palaniswami
  • It is a health care initiative launched for the benefit of the residents in the state
  • It is announced for everyone mainly keeping in mind the COVID-19 situations all over the state
  • Under this initiative mini clinics will be launched in the state for treating basic ailments like headache, fever, body ache, etc in line with the COVID-19 pandemic
  • This treatment will be provided for free in such clinics
  • About 650 clinics have been opened in the state currently which will further increase up to 2000
  • In Chennai 20 mini clinics will start further extending to the entire state of Tamil Nadu
  • Work timings of these clinics will be 8 am to afternoon 2 and from 4 pm to 8 pm
  • These clinics will be started mainly in the areas where basic health care facilities are not easily available
  • Poor people will majorly be covered under this scheme
  • It will assist people in tough times and thus, will turn out as a boon to the residents of the state


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