Chandigarh, November 28:
"The services of health insurance scheme for accredited and yellow card holder Journalists have been commenced from today onward. They can now get the benefits of AB-SSBY scheme in any government or empaneled private hospitals across the State."
Disclosing this here on Thursday, the Health and Family Welfare Minister Mr. Balbir Singh Sidhu said that this insurance scheme would provide health security to the Journalists and also to their family members. He said that no stone would left unturned for ensuring the welfare of media which is fourth pillar of our federal system.
He further elaborated that beneficiaries are provided secondary and tertiary care treatment under this scheme.
The Minister further said that eligible beneficiaries would also check their eligibility from shapunjab.in website.