According to sources the jharkhand cabinet has approved a proposal to grant up to Rs 5 lakh towards medical treatment of critical diseases to people of the state with an annual income of less than Rs 8 lakh, a government official stated. To avail the grant under the new proposal, beneficiaries will have to furnish proof of annual income of less than Rs 8 lakh for three consecutive years attested by circle officers.
Meanwhile the official stated "A committee headed by a civil surgeon at the district level has given the power to approve the amount of any beneficiary after obtaining guidelines from the hospital concern. Upon approval, the amount would be given to the hospital through RTGS or bank draft". Furthermore only after notification can we give more details," the official said when asked about the effective date to ascertain the implementation, to meet the three year income criteria to avail the benefit.
As per report it was stated that the cabinet meeting chaired by chief minister hemant Soren on tuesday also approved Rs 12.27 crore towards payment of honorarium to the personnel of Central and state armed police forces, who were deployed during the recently concluded jharkhand assembly election.