Sunday, June 18, 2017

Government says cancer patient will get MA card

Gujarat high court seeking clarification on preparing a bed-ridden cancer patient's Mukhyamantri Amrutam Yojana card for free treatment, Rajkot authorities assured the court the she would get the card once her family member tenders application with the necessary documents. 

Rajkot district's Meenaben Parmar filed the petition for her mother-in-law Anuben Parmar, who is bed-ridden for past few months due to cancer. She submitted that because of family's poor financial condition, they were trying to get benefit of MA Yojana for treatment of the old woman. When they applied for MA card, the district authorities insisted to bring the patient in person without with the procedure could not be completed. 

Upon the HC query, Rajkot's project officer appeared before the court and assured that once Anuben's relatives apply for the card, an officer would visit her for verification and MA Yojana card would be prepared for her. After this assurance, the HC disposed the petition

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