Arogya Karnataka Yojane: healthcare & universal health coverage scheme

The CM of Karnataka K. Siddaramaiah has announced a new health care and coverage scheme called Arogya Karnataka Yojane in the Karnataka budget 2018-19. The is said to be based on the PM`s AYUSHMAN BHARAT (ModiCare) announced by the center government in the union budget 2018-19.

ModiCare: National Health Protection Scheme (NHPS), a mega health insurance scheme announced in budget 2018

What is Arogya Karnataka Yojane? A universal health coverage and health care scheme for all the people in Karnataka.

Arogya Karnataka Yojane Benefits:

  • Health coverage for all in the Karnataka state
  • 9000 health and wellness centers to be setup for every 5000 people in Karnataka in next 7 years
  • Primary, secondary and tertiary treatment will be provided to all in the state

Arogya Karnataka Yojane Implementation:

  • The implementation of the scheme to start by 2018
  • Rs. 6,645 crores are alloted for health and family welfare in 2018-19 budget
  • A new ward of 1,000 additional beds to be constructed in the Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute


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