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  • Mukhyamantri Amrutum Yojana by Govt. of Gujarat

    The Mukhyamantri Amrutum (MA) Yojana, a tertiary health coverage scheme was introduced by the Commisionerate of Health, Government of Gujarat on September 4th, 2012. While initially the scheme was aimed at BPL families only, it was subsequently extended to all families with an income of Rs.1.20 lakh p.a or below Rs.1.5 lakh from August 2014 onwards. The purpose of the scheme is to provide medical facilities (covering hospitalization and surgeries) to all families in the aforementioned income slab. There are around 112 empanelled hospitals under the Mukhyamantri Amrutum (MA) Yojana across the state of Gujarat. The Mukhyamantri Amrutum Yojana received the SKOCH Award for Smart Governance in 2014 and CSI Nihilent e-Governance Award on December 13th, 2014.

    The Mukhyamantri Amrutum Yojana also won a national award for IT excellence for best use of information technology in the domain of healthcare.

    Features of Mukhyamantri Amrutum (MA) Yojana:

    The salient features of Mukhyamantri Amrutum (MA) Yojana are listed below:

    1. The Mukhyamantri Amrutum (MA) Yojana is fully funded by the government of Gujarat
    2. Rates under the scheme are decided upon by competitive bidding process courtesy e-tendering
    3. The Gujarat government has constituted an Implementation Support Agency for the appointment of the District Coordinator, Regional Coordinator and facilitate claim processing
    4. The government has also built a data centre with 5 TB storage capacity for proper and efficient implementation of the scheme. An IT Support Agency has been asked to develop the required software for various functions such as setting up of Taluka kiosks and beneficiaries’ enrolment among others
    5. Private and Grant-In Aid hospitals/public can offer the ‘MA’ yojana

    Details regarding the eligibility criteria and coverage under the scheme are listed in the table below:

    Features Description
    Eligibility All Below Poverty Line (BPL) families are beneficiaries under this scheme, provided they are included in the district-wise list of BPL families drawn up by the departments of rural and urban development
    Procedure for enrolment Any BPL family which wishes to avail of this scheme should report at the enrollment station and provide details of the head of the household, in the presence of an authorized official
    Enrolment fee None. Beneficiaries do not have to pay any fees under this Yojana as it is a 100% state-funded scheme
    Coverage amount Up to Rs.2 lakh per family (five members) on a floater basis. Under this yojana, transportation charges up to Rs.3,000 are also covered
    Coverage (diseases)

    Beneficiaries under this yojana can avail of cashless surgical treatment for various ailments as listed below:

    Cardiovascular diseases

    Neurological diseases

    Kidney diseases

    Cancer (malignant)



    Neonatal diseases

    All the aforementioned diseases encompass 544 procedures which along with the follow-up treatment costs are covered under this Yojana

    Commencement Period Beneficiaries can avail of the benefits under this scheme from the day the MA Cards are issued by the state government. The medical coverage will be available till the next financial year

    The table below shows the commencement and coverage periods under this yojana

    Card issual date Commencement date Coverage period
    April 1, 2012 Same day March 31, 2013
    September 15, 2012 Same day March 31, 2013
    February 20, 2013 Same day March 31, 2013
    Enrolment Kiosks The Gujarat government has set up around 67 Civic Centre kiosks and 251 Taluka kiosks where beneficiaries are enrol themselves, can add or remove their family members or acquire new cards in case of loss of old cards.

    The state government has also set up mobile kiosks in each district to facilitate faster


    Intermediary Payment Agencies None
    Payment during claims settlement Payments are made directly through RTGS
    Quick Response Coded Card

    Each BPL family is provided a QR coded card which consists of the following:

    Photo of the head of the household

    Unique registration number

    Name of the district

    Name of the Taluka name

    Name of the village

    Thumb impressions of the entire family

    Empanelled Hospitals under Mukhyamantri Amrutum (MA) Yojana:

    The district-wise list of empanelled hospitals under this yojana are listed below:

    1. Aarna Super Speciality Hospital
    2. Institute of kidney diseases and research centre
    3. The Gujarat cancer & research institute
    4. U. N. mehta institute of cardiology & research center
    5. Civil hospital ahmedabad
    6. L.G Municipal corporation hospital
    7. V.S .General hospital and sheth chinai maternity hospital ahmedabad
    8. Govt. Spine institute and peraplegia hospital
    9. Shardaben municipal corporation hospital
    10. Pushpa childrens hospital and critical care centre
    11. General hospital sola , ahmedabad
    12. Narayana hrudayalaya
    13. HCG cancer centre – sola
    14. Jaydeep hospital
    15. Parekhs hospital
    16. Krishna shalby hospital
    17. Kidneyline healthcare pvt ltd (bodyline hospital)
    18. Rajasthan hospital
    19. HCG multi speciality hospital – mithakali
    20. Medilink hospital and research centre pvt. Ltd
    21. GCS medical college, hospital & research center
    22. Sanjivani super speciality hospital
    23. Shree krishna hospital & medical
    24. Sterling Addlife india ltd
    25. Shree krishna hospital & medical research center
    26. Sir Takhtasinhji general hospital and government medical college
    27. Charusat hospital
    28. Shri M. Parikh cardiac care centre, Khambhat
    29. Gujarat adani institute of medical science
    30. HCG hospital
    31. Hanumant hospital – bhavnagar
    32. Goenka hospital- gandhinagar
    33. Gmers medical college & hospital, (gen.hospita) gandhinagar
    34. Sterling ramkrishna hospital
    35. Guru gobindshinh genral hospital and govt medical college
    36. Aims hospital (aaryan institute of medical science)
    37. Premswarup swami multi-specialty hospital
    38. Muljibhai patel urology hospital
    39. DDMM heart institute
    40. Ba smt. Lilaben chimanlal parikh cancer centre
    41. D. Z. Patel cardiology center (mahagujarat medical society)
    42. Yesha super speciality hospital
    43. Mavjat multi-specialty hospital
    44. Orange hospital
    45. Yashfeen hospital
    46. Pandit deendayal upadhyay civil hospital, rajkot
    47. GMERS medical college and hospital, Dharpur
    48. Shri Satya Sai heart hospital – Rajkot
    49. Patan janta hospital ( jivan jyot charitable trust )
    50. Unicare hospital
    51. Krishna multispeciality hospital- morbi
    52. Sterling Addlife India Ltd-Rajkot
    53. N. P. Cancer hospital (rajkot cancer society)
    54. Medistar hospital pvt ltd
    55. H. J. Doshi hospital
    56. Surat municipal corporation medical college
    57. B.t. Savani kidney hospital
    58. Sita superspeciality hospital
    59. Bharat cancer hospital & research institute
    60. Civil hospital surat
    61. Lifeline hospital
    62. Lions hospital
    63. Dwti - prabhu general hospital and bankers heart institute.
    64. Unicare hospital
    65. Wockhardt hospital
    66. Saachi chidren hospital
    67. Shreeji hospital and trauma care centre
    68. Nadkarni hospital
    69. Dhiraj hospital-sumandeep vidyapeeth – Vadodara
    70. Baroda heart institute and research centre
    71. Gmers hospital valsad
    72. Bankers heart & multi-specialty hospital
    73. Parul sevashram hospital
    74. Rythum hospital
    75. Muni-seva ashram
    76. Himalaya cancer hospital
    77. Sterling Addlife India Ltd – Vadodara
    78. Schvijk hospital
    79. Naik super-specialty hospital
    80. Viroc super speciality hospital – vadodara
    81. Metro hospital
    82. Premdas jalaram hospital
    83. Bankers heart institute
    84. P P Savani heart institute and multispeciality hospital
    85. Medical college and hospital, vadodara
    86. GMERS medical college and general hospital, Gotr
    87. Shri B D Mehta Mahavir heart institute

    There are around 21 government standalone dialysis centres and four private centres under this yojana. The package rates for various medical procedures under the Mukhyamantri Amrutum (MA) Yojana are listed on the official website of the health and family welfare department, Government of Gujarat.

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