Rastriya Arogya Nidhi

  • A National Illness Assistance Fund to provide financial assistance to poor suffering from major life-threatening diseases to receive treatment at super speciality hospitals.
  • Target: Persons living below the poverty line and suffering from life-threatening diseases
  • Implementation: Financial assistance is in the form of a ‘one-time grant.’ The fund was set up as a society under the Societies Registration Act, of 1860. Revolving Funds up to Rs. 50 lakhs have been set up at the disposal of select super speciality hospitals to be responsive to immediate patient needs.
  • The fund is available for following
    • Cardiology & Cardiac Surgery
    • Cancer treatments
    • Urology, Nephrology, Gastroenterology, Gl Surgery
    • Orthopaedic surgery
    • Neurosurgery
    • Endocrinology
    • Mental illness
    • Treatment for rare diseases including Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation
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