Dhanwantari: Assam govt new medicine delivery scheme

Dhanwantari: Assam govt new medicine delivery scheme

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Dhanwantari assam govt medicine delivery schemeDhanwantari: Assam govt new medicine delivery scheme

The Assam state government’s health department has launched a special scheme called ‘Dhanwantari’ on April 24, 2020


  • Under this scheme medicines which are not available locally will be delivered to patients at home
  • This medicine is free up to 200 rupees

About Assam:

  • Capital– Dispur
  • Chief minister– Sarbananda Sonowal
  • Governor– Jagdish Mukhi

Notable Points about Dhanwantari

  • This is covering the distance more than 10 km
  • If the medicine is not in 10 km then govt will deliver it
  • They initiated a dedicated number 104 to avail the medicine
  • Health Dept delivers within 24 hours if the medicine available in the district
    48 hours required to deliver from other places
  • A total of 4,000 MPWs (Multipurpose Health Workers), ASHA (Accredited Social Health Activist) workers and aspirants from across the state will be directly involved in this service

Source: NewsonAIR

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