Swasthya Sathi
West Bengal  /  Published 09.12.20

Duare Sarkar camps on prison doorstep

The Bengal government has asked all district magistrates to organise Duare Sarkar camps at correctional homes in the state with thrust on enrolling prisoners in the health insurance scheme of Swasthya...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Suri

West Bengal  /  Published 03.12.20

Special kiosks for Bengal health scheme

The Bengal government has asked district authorities to set up special kiosks for the Swathya Sathi scheme at the camps under the Duare Sarkar (government on doorstep) programme after it appeared that...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 27.11.20

Cashless health cover for all in Bengal

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday announced the state government’s decision to bring all residents of Bengal under the fold of Swasthya Sathi, a cashless health insurance scheme launche...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 08.06.19

Patient discharged but home after 28 hours

An elderly woman admitted to a private hospital went home almost 28 hours after being discharged. The patient’s family alleged that delay in processing their insurance claim led to the harassment.Th...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 22.10.19

Warning on welfare plan ‘laxity’

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday indicated to elected representatives and officials that she would not tolerate any laxity in implementing the government’s flagship programmes, issuing the ...
By Devadeep Purohit in Siliguri


West Bengal  /  Published 24.02.19

Bengal to include 1 crore extra people in health scheme

The Mamata Banerjee government has opted out of a central scheme to pay doles to farmers and decided to extend the ambit of the state’s health plan to include around 1 crore more beneficiaries.The t...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta


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