Ayushman Bharat Card 2024 Eligibility, Enrollment Check, Documents

Pradhanmantri Jan Arogya Yojana Commonly known as Ayushmann yojana Launched back in 2018 by our honourable Prime Minister Narendra Modi. This health scheme Will Provide free treatment upto rupees 500000 in enlisted hospitals (private/government) across India for the poor, neediest , below provarty line peoples. If you are eligible for this scheme you can apply and get the Ayushman Bharat card to avail all facilities of the card. Hence the yojana is launched by Ministry of Health and Family welfare so they will check the eligibility of all the applicants and provide Ayushman Bharat card (ABHA) to all of the eligible person or family’s. You can visit their official website pmjay.gov.in and find eligibility criteria to apply for this card.

Ayushman Bharat Card 2024

Ayushman Bharat Card 2024

This Pradhanmantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PM-JAY) scheme is worlds largest health scheme initiated by Government of India. This yojana befits 40% of poor and economically weaker class people across india. This was based on the Socio-Economic Caste Census 2011 for rural and urban areas to benifit deprived and occupational less part of sociaty. As discussed earlier Ayushman Bharat Yojana Eligibility is filled with many conditions so that only the underprivileged people of the society across india benefited from the initiative taken by Government.

Overview Of Ayushman Bharat card (ABHA Card)

Scheme nameAyushman Bharat card (ABHA Card)
Also known asAyushman Bharat National Health Protection
Scheme (NHPS)
Launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi
departmentMinistry Health and Family welfare
Launched date23rd september 2018
Scheme TypeHealth insurance
Govt BudgetRs 8088 crore
Registered BeneficiaryAlmost 10 crore
Helpline no1800-111- 565/14555

Ayushman Bharat Yojana Eligibility Criteria For Rural and Urban People

Criteria for Rural areas

According to SECC 2011( Socio-Economic cast Census) households based on their socio-economic status got ranking in rural areas. Rural house are divided by povarty level of the owner . ABHA covers all beneficiaries who meets at least one of this six categories as follows

  • Family without any family member between 16 and 59 years age group.
  • One room house with Kacha walls and roof.
  • Physically challenged or disabled or mentally challeged family member or any old or not able family member
  • Casual labours who works on daily basis haven’t own house.
  • If you are from schedule cast or tribe you can avail this card
  • Family without any male family member between 16 and 59 years age group.


Ayushman Bharat yojana benificiary of urban areas are as mentioned below. Basically divided by their occupation.

  • Applicant Who works in road like vegetable vendor, Hawker, small shops in footpath.
  • Applicant can be a sanitation Worker like Mali, Swepeer
  • Also applicant can be a domestic helper such as cook, driver, security guard,etc
  • Who lives in footpath or signals are eligible to apply.
  • Electric repairman (works anything related to electric) are eligible to apply.
  • Any craftsman like Tailor,artist works with bamboo or wood.
  • Small workers like Waiter Peon, delivery agent, attenden etc
  • watchman/Washer-man
  • Any kind of Labour Painter, Cobbler carpenter, Construction Worker etc
  • Transport Worker like rickshaw/auto driver, Driver , Conductor, helper,cooli,

What is Covered and Not Covered Under Ayushman Bharat Yojana

Almost 40% people below provarty line avail this yojana and got free treatment upto Rs 5 lakh. Under this scheme which facilities and treatments can any one get as follows

  • Medical test and medicine cost during treatment
  • Medical test with doctor expense
  • Hospital expences are also covered
  • Enlisted Operation expences only covered.
  • Pre or post treatment complication expenses are also covered.
  • Covid 19 treatment are covered.

Now which treatment excluded from this scheme mentioned below

  • Surgeries (cosmetic/plastic/face/body)
  • Treatment related fertility issue
  • OPD expences

Who are not eligible for Ayushman Bharat Yojana Scheme?

This the list of people who are not eligable to avail benefits of the scheme

  • Big farmers having own land in acres with all farming equipments.
  • Those who has a two wheelar or a car , fishing boat.
  • Those kishan who has kishan card.
  • Government employees.
  • Employees of half government or government aided office or institutes

How to check can you enroll in Ayushman Bharat scheme or

World largest healthcare scheme initiated by government is ayushman bharat. Now check
how you can check eligibility

  • 1st step: At First goto the official website for ayushman Bharat scheme
    (https://pmjay.gov.in/) and click on “Am I Eligible” option
  • 2nd step: Fill your contact details to generate an OTP .
  • 3rd Step: Choose your native state or UT.
  • 4th step: search in the website by your Aadhaar ID or name,phone Number.
  • 5th step: Now on screen you should see in written if you are eligible or not.

For further quary please contact the Ayushman Bharat Yojana customer care at
1800-111-565 or 14555.

Download Ayushman Bharat Yojana Card Online

Pmjay provides every benificiary a card which will cover medical
expenses all over India. Follow the uder written steps to get PKJAY CARD.

  • Go to PMJAY website (https://mera.pmjay.gov.in/search/login) sign in make
    sure signing with register mobile number
  • Now generate a OTP by solving the captcha code
  • Collect the HHD code
  • Now visit your nearest CSC (Common service center) and CSC representative will do the next procedure.
  • For Ayushman Bharat yojana card have to pay Rs.30 to csc.

Required documents for Applying in Ayushman Bharat Yojana

These are the documents needed to apply for this yojana.

  • Applicants ID proof such as aadhaar ID
  • Caste certificate
  • Age Proof
  • Phone number linked with Aadhaar card
  • Pan card
  • Birth Certificate
  • Admit card of board exam ( madyamik or secondary exam).
  • Domicile certificate
  • Income certificate
  • EWS cerficate or certificate from SDO,BDO, councilor, panchayet which can proof your family condition


What is the official portal of Ayushman Bharat Card?


What type of scheme is Ayushman Bharat?

This scheme is a Health insurance scheme.

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