DC Mokokchung informs on revised Dr Ambedkar Medical Aid Scheme

MOKOKCHUNG, JUNE 13 (MExN): Deputy Commissioner, Mokokchung, Thsuvisie Phoji has informed on the revised objectives and application process for the Dr Ambedkar Medical Aid Scheme.

A DIPR report stated that the primary objectives of the Dr Ambedkar Medical Aid Scheme is to provide financial assistance to patients from Schedule Castes (SC) and Schedule Tribes (ST) communities suffering from severe  ailments that required costly medical interventions. 

This includes surgeries for: kidney, heart, liver, cancer, brain and other life - threatening diseases, including organ transplants and spinal surgeries. For eligibility criteria, the income limit of the applicant must not exceed Rs 3, 00,000 (Rupees three lakhs) per annum.

The applicants can apply for the scheme by either by post- submitting the prescribed application form or on a plain paper application detailing the prescribed pro-forma available on the Dr Ambedkar Foundation (DAF) website.

Applicant should gather the necessary documentation and submit the application by following the instructions provided on the DAF website. The applicant must ensure all applications are complete along with the required documentation to avoid delays in processing.

This scheme is a crucial step towards ensuring equitable healthcare access for SC and ST communities, aiding those who need it most. For further details and to download the application form, please visit the Dr Ambedkar Foundation's website, the DIPR report informed.