Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana Eligibility Criteria & PM-JAY Health Packages

PM-JAY aims to provide the poorest households with equitable access to a comprehensive package of patient centred quality services. The evidence-informed development of comprehensive service packages is an important step towards this goal. Check eligibility criteria here.

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Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana Eligibility Criteria & PM-JAY Health Packages

Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PM-JAY) is an ambitious initiative that covers the health care costs of up to five lakh rupees for 10 crore households, thereby protecting them from impoverishment due to health-related expenses, and allows them to choose between public and private providers for any hospitalisation.

It aims to provide the poorest households with equitable access to a comprehensive package of patient centred quality services. The evidence-informed development of comprehensive service packages is an important step towards this goal.

Eligibility Criteria For PM-JAY

For Rural: Total deprived Households targeted for PMRSSM who belong to one of the six deprivation criteria amongst D1, D2, D3, D4, D5 and D7:

  • Only one room with Kucha walls and Kucha roof (D1)
  • No adult member between age 16 to 59 (D2)
  • Female-headed households with no adult male member between age 16 to 59 (D3)
  • Disabled member and no able-bodied adult member (D4)
  • SC/ST households (D5)
  • Landless households deriving a major part of their income from manual casual labour (D7)

Automatically included:

  • Households without shelter
  • Destitute/ living on alms
  • Manual scavenger families
  • Primitive tribal groups
  • Legally released bonded labour

For Urban: Occupational Categories of Workers

  • Ragpicker
  • Beggar
  • Domestic worker
  • Street vendor/ Cobbler/hawker / Other service provider working on streets
  • Construction worker/ Plumber/ Mason/ Labour/ Painter/ Welder/ Security
    guard/ Coolie and another head-load worker
  • Sweeper/ Sanitation worker / Mali
  • Home-based worker/ Artisan/ Handicrafts worker / Tailor
  • Transport worker/ Driver/ Conductor/ Helper to drivers and conductors/ Cart
    puller/ Rickshaw puller
  • Shop worker/ Assistant/ Peon in small establishment/ Helper/Delivery assistant / Attendant/ Waiter
  • Electrician/ Mechanic/ Assembler/ Repair worker
  • Washer-man/ Chowkidar

As per the SECC 2011, the following beneficiaries are automatically excluded:

  • Households having motorized 2/3/4 wheeler/fishing boat
  • Households having mechanized 3/4 wheeler agricultural equipment
  • Households having Kisan Credit Card with a credit limit above Rs. 50,000/-
  • A household member is a government employee
  • Households with non-agricultural enterprises registered with the government
  • Any member of household earning more than Rs. 10,000/- per month
  • Households paying income tax
  • Households paying professional tax
  • House with three or more rooms with pucca walls and roof
  • Owns a refrigerator
  • Owns a landline phone
  • Owns more than 2.5 acres of irrigated land with 1 irrigation equipment
  • Owns 5 acres or more of irrigated land for two or more crop season
  • Owning at least 7.5 acres of land or more with at least one irrigation equipment

For more information please visit the official website of PM-JAY – www.abnhpm.gov.in or download the detailed documents from the link below.

Detailed DocumentationHealth benefits packages & Empanelment Criteria

Further to check Eligibility for PM-JAY click here.

Read Also: Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana Benefits & Details

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