International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

Atal Amrit Abhiyan and Its Impact on Rural Development in Assam
Rashmirekha Borgohain

The objective of this article is to describe and analyze the impact of Atal Amrit Abhiyan on rural development in Assam. Here descriptive and analytical methods have been used. It is based on secondary sources including newspaper, use of book, internet source etc. Atal Amrit Abhiyan is a cashless health assurance scheme; aiming to provide complete cashless treatment to the people whose income is less than 5 lakhs to bring holistic development of society. In Assam 33.89% people live in below poverty line in rural areas and their per capita income is Rs. 828/-. 20.49% people are from urban areas whose monthly per capita income is Rs. 1,008/-. So, they are unable to take proper medical treatment. Without better health condition development of a particular society is meaningless. Therefore, Atal Amrit Abhiyan is important scheme for the development of rural area in Assam.

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