The federal government’s Ayushman Bharat scheme has began offering free testing equipment and therapy for COVID-19 to over 50 crore poor folks in India. Bollywood actress Chitrangda Singh has taken the initiative of spreading the phrase.
On Tuesday night, Union Well being and Household Welfare Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan tweeted a video the place Chitrangda Singh is talking about the identical.
Within the video, the actress says in Hindi: “We get a variety of takes to make a shot excellent whereas taking pictures movies, however this coronavirus pandemic is not going to provide you with a second likelihood. One mistake could make us, our households and neighbours pay the value. Please do not step out of your houses except this can be very needed.”
“In such troublesome instances, we have to stand by our poor brothers and sisters who’re extraordinarily susceptible. Additionally, individuals who serve us all year long — equivalent to our watchmen, vegetable distributors, washermen, cooks and drivers — we should assist them,” she added.
“Underneath the federal government’s Ayushman Swasthya Yojana, over 50 crore poor folks get free therapy upto Rs 5 lakh yearly. Underneath this scheme, testing and therapy for COVID 19 might be utterly free,” mentioned the actress.
Sharing the video, the minister wrote: “Thanks @IChitrangda ji! #COVID__19 therapy is free underneath #AyushmanBharat for its 50 crore beneficiaries! I request @ayushmannk @TheShilpaShetty @Neenagupta001 to #PassItForward & assist us #SaveLives”.
Chitrangda Singh additionally shared the video on Twitter and wrote: “With you in all of the efforts #SpreadTheWord #NotTheVirus.”
— Chitrangda Singh (@IChitrangda) April 14, 2020
On the work entrance, Chitrangda Singh will subsequent be seen alongside Abhishek Bachchan within the film “Bob Biswas”.