Gujarat government doubles insurance cover under PMAY

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Gujarat government

The Gujarat government has doubled the insurance cover under the Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMAY) from 11 July 2023.

An Overview of the news:

  • Now the beneficiaries of PMAY will be able to get an insurance cover of Rs 10 lakh instead of Rs 5 lakh.
  • According to state health minister Rushikesh Patel, the decision will benefit around 1.78 crore Ayushman Bharat card holders in the state.
  • Beneficiaries under PMAY will get free medical treatment in two thousand government hospitals and 795 private hospitals in the state.
  • Gujarat has received over 39 lakh claims under PMAY.
  • Gujarat ranks fifth in the country in terms of number of claims and second in terms of amount of claims settled so far under PMAY.


  • Capital: Gandhinagar
  • Governor: Acharya Devvrat
  • Chief Minister: Bhupendrabhai Patel
  • Assembly: 182
  • Rajya Sabha: 11 seats
  • Lok Sabha: 26 seats

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