Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare, J P Nadda on August 27, 2018 announced that 29 States and Union Territories (UTs) signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the implementation of on Ayushman Bharat – Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojna (AB-PMJAY).
These states have already started working on implementation of the scheme. The pilot project has started in 16 States and UTs. Other states/UTs will also start pilots before the pan-India launch of the scheme on September 25, 2018.
The government has given total flexibility to the States to choose their own modes of implementation among Insurance, Trust or Mixed Mode.
On the same occasion, J P Nadda also launched the logo of the Ayushman Bharat – Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojna.