On the occasion of Ambedkar Jayanti, Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated a Health and Wellness Centre, in the aspirational district of Bijapur in Chhattisgarh, to mark the launch of the Union Government’s ambitious Health Assurance Programme – Ayushman Bharat.
The Prime Minister said that in the first phase of this scheme, an effort would be made to bring about a sea change in primary healthcare. He said sub centres and primary health centres at 1.5 lakh villages in the country would now be developed as Health and Wellness Centres. He also said that the aim is to complete this task by 2022.
The Prime Minister has urged the citizens of the nation to suggest a name for these Health and Wellness Centres – a name by which these centres will be known to the common man.
Terms and Conditions
- The name must not be provocative, objectionable, or inappropriate.
- Anyone found infringing on others’ copyright would be disqualified from the
- The name must be in English or Hindi language.
- Entries would be judged on the basis of resonance with the theme of the programme,
simplicity of sound, ease of writing and pronunciation across languages, sensitivity to
social and cultural norms.
For the complete terms and conditions, click here.
Last Date for Submission: May 14
For any queries, contact
Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
Room No. 348; ‘A’ Wing, Nirman Bhavan, New Delhi-110011
Phone: 011-23063024, 011-23063513, 011-23061661