Assam Arogya Nidhi Scheme (AAN)

The Assam Arogya Nidhi Scheme is started by Assam Government (Health and Family Welfare) to provide financial assistance to the families whose monthly income is not more than Rs. 10,000 for treatment of life-threatening diseases and injuries resulting from natural and man-made calamities. The main objective of this scheme is to provide financial assistance to poor BPL family who is not able to get better treatment. The special scheme will cover treatment of diseases like heart, cancer, kidney, urological, orthopedics, hematological, bone marrow transplantation, AIDS, a mental disease with surgical treatment and injuries caused due to bomb blasts, road, rail, industrial and agricultural accidents.

Benefits of Assam Arogya Nidhi Scheme:

  • The Assam Arogya Nidhi Scheme provides benefits in the form of financial assistance to the poor people for getting better treatment for life-threatening diseases. Following diseases are covered under Assam Arogya Nidhi Scheme
  • Heart disease and heart surgery: Echocardiography, Angioplasty and CABG, Surgery for congenital heart disease, Acquired heart disease, Graft for vascular surgery and stents and Heart transplants.
  • Cancer: Radiation therapy and Anti-cancer chemotherapy.
  • Kidney and urinary disease: Dialysis and related consumables, for dialysis vascular shunt P.C.N. and P.C.N.L. Kits, Lithotripsy, disposable stents for Endoscopic surgical procedures and Kidney and liver transplants
  • Orthopedics: Artificial prosthetic limbs, Hip and knee joints implant for replacement, Internal fixate, Bone diseases, A.O. Implants for fractures and Spinal surgery
  • Thalassemia: Medicines for treatment of Thalassemia and Mechanical Infusion pump, Blood transfusion
  • Bone marrow Transplant
  • HIV/AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome)
  • Chronic mental illness with surgical treatment
  • Diagnostic techniques covered: Ultrasounds, Doppler riders, Radio nucleotides scans, C.T. Scan, Angiography of different organs and MRI
  • Drugs covered: Immune-suppressive drugs, Anti TB drugs, Anti D, Anti Haemophile Globulin, Erythropoietin and Blood & blood products/plasma for patients to burnt cases

Required eligibility and conditions for applying Assam Arogya Nidhi Scheme:

  1. Families living Below the Poverty Line (BPL) and families having a monthly income of less than 10000 are eligible for claiming benefit under the Assam Arogya Nidhi
  2. Candidates who are residents of Assam state is eligible

Application procedure and documents required for applying Assam Arogya Nidhi Scheme:

  1. BPL ration card
  2. Two passport size photo
  3. Income certificate not more than Rs. 1 lakh per year (Approximate amount according to Rs. 10,000 per month)
  4. Residence proof e.g. certificate from residence authority
  5. Medical examination/treatment report and the projected medical expenses attested by treating doctor
  6. Two copies of photos of patient attested by doctor
  7. Aadhar card
  8. Identity proof e.g. voter ID

Application procedure:

  1. Application form is available at the office of the Joint Director of Health services/ District programme management unit of NRHM
  2. Application form can also be downloaded from mentioned next link:

Whom to contact and where to contact:

  1. Applicant can contact to joint Director of Health services/ District programme management unit of NRHM
  2. The applicant can get benefits from any government or private hospital emplaned by the government. To get list of hospitals and their address and contact details please visit official mentioned link:

References & details:

  1. For more details regarding documents and other help please visit official website:


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