DC Mokokchung informs on Dr. Ambedkar medical aid scheme

BY | Thursday, 13 June, 2024

The Deputy Commissioner, Mokokchung, Thsuvisie Phoji has informed on the revised objectives and application process for the Dr. Ambedkar Medical Aid Scheme.

The primary objectives of the Dr. Ambedkar Medical Aid Scheme is to provide financial assistance to patients from Schedule Castes (SC) and Schedule Tribes (ST) communities suffering from severe  ailments that required costly medical interventions. This includes surgeries for: kidney, heart, liver, cancer, brain and other life – threatening diseases, including organ transplants and spinal surgeries. Eligibility Criteria: Income limit – The family income of the applicant must not exceed Rs.3,00,000/- (Rupees Three Lakhs)  per annum.

The Application Process -The applicants can apply for the scheme by either:

  1. Post- Submitting the prescribe application form or
  2. A plain paper application detailing the prescribed pro-forma available on the Dr. Ambedkar Foundation (DAF) website.

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To apply – gather the necessary documentation and submit your application following the instructions provided on the DAF website.

Note- Ensure all applications are complete and include the required documentation to avoid delays in processing.

This scheme is a crucial step towards ensuring equitable healthcare access for SC and ST communities, aiding those who need it most. For further details and to download the application form, please visit the Dr. Ambedkar Foundation’s website.

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