Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 25 August 2022
- Ayushman Bharat will cover cosmetic surgery for transgender people
- SC has requested that the Centre expand its food security coverage
- The Union government has announced that transgender people will be eligible for Rs 5 lakh in annual health insurance under the Ayushman Bharat scheme.
- In this regard, the National Health Authority, which is part of the Health Ministry, has signed an agreement with the Ministry of Social Justice.
GS Paper 2: Issues related to health.
Examine Ayushman Bharat’s advantages over its predecessors, as well as its major challenges. (250 words)
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The Supreme Court has directed the Centre to expand coverage under the National Food Security Act, 2013 (NFSA) so that more and more needy people and citizens can benefit from the Act. • Coverage under the NFSA is based on population figures from the 2011 census.
GS Paper 2: Issues relating to poverty and hunger
Despite being self-sufficient in food production, India faces food insecurity and hunger as a result of widespread economic distress, high unemployment, and high levels of inequality. Comment. (250 words)
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