Strengthening Universal Health Coverage in India: Supporting the Implementation of Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (ADB-54009-001)

  • India
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  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
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Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
May 14, 2020
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Government of India
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  • Education and Health
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Investment Type(s)
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 0.20 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 0.70 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS May 20, 2020

Disclosed by Bank May 15, 2020

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Project Description

According to the bank's website, the project aims to "support the effective implementation of Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY) to accelerate the achievement of universal health coverage (UHC) in India."

The project outcome is "Strengthened universal health coverage for better access to quality secondary and tertiary health care services and improved preparedness for COVID-19 pandemic"

Investment Description
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)

Republic of Korea e-Asia and Knowledge Partnership Fund US$ 0.5 million

Contact Information

Responsible ADB Officer Jeong, Hoe Yun
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division India Resident Mission
Executing Agencies National Health Authority
Ayushman Bharat-PMJAY,7th & 9th Floors, Jeevan Bharati Building, Connaught Place


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