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NHPS will create jobs and increase accountability: Amitabh Kant

NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant has said National Health Protection Scheme covering 50 crore people, will not only increase coverage but fundamentally strengthen the health sector.

Commenting on the General Budget, Kant said that NHPS will create lakhs of jobs and increase accountability in public health system.

He futher said that Ayushman Bharat scheme will be paperless, cashless and portable countrywide and ensure One India, One Treatment.

NITI Aayog will establish a National Programme for Artificial Intelligence to direct government efforts in research and development and its applications.

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