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4)Discuss how Ayushman Bharat is an improvement over RSBY? Examine the challenges that lie ahead in fulfilling the mandate of Ayushman Bharat?(250 words)

Topic:  Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health ; Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States and the
performance of these schemes

 

4)Discuss how Ayushman Bharat is an improvement over RSBY? Examine the challenges that lie ahead in fulfilling the mandate of Ayushman Bharat?(250 words)

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Why this question

Ayushman Bharat is a flagship scheme in healthcare which has to be prepared in detail.

Key demand of the question

The first part of the question requires us to compare the provisions of Ayushman Bharat with RSBY in which detailed comparison of the provisions of the two scheme is to be written. The second part of the question demands us to delve deeper into the challenges that might be faced in the implementation of the scheme.

Directive word

Discuss – Here we need to compare the provisions of the two scheme, highlight how one is an improvement of the other and provide a fair view at the end.

Examine – We have to delve deeper into the challenges of implementing Ayushman Bharat, the impacts these challenges might have on the future of the scheme and way forward.

Structure of the answer

Introduction – Briefly explain the aims and objectives of Ayushman Bharat and RSBY.

Body

  • Compare and contrast the provisions of Ayushman Bharat and RSBY to determine whether the former is an improvement over the latter.
  • Discuss the challenges under various heads like financial, capacity building, infrastructure etc. Discuss the impact these challenges would have on the future of the scheme if left unresolves.
  • Discuss the ways in which these challenges can be mitigated by taking learnings from the implementation of RSBY

Conclusion – mention the need for such a scheme for solving the health woes of a large section of the population.