Rashtriya Arogya Nidhi

Rashtriya Arogya Nidhi (RAN)
Title of the Scheme Rashtriya Arogya Nidhi (RAN)


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Funding pattern of Scheme

Budgetary provisions are made to fund the RAN Scheme.

Beneficiaries & eligibility criteria

The Scheme provides for financial assistance to patients, living below poverty line and who is suffering from major life threatening diseases, to receive medical treatment at any of the super specialty Government hospitals / institutes.

Type of benefits

Financial assistance towards treatment in Government hospitals including  super specialty Government hospitals / institutes, as per guidelines.

How to avail benefits

To avail financial assistance under RAN, the patient is required to submit :

  1. Application form in prescribed proforma duly signed by the treating doctor and countersigned by the Medical Superintendent of the Government hospital/institute.
  2. Copy of the income certificate.
  3. Copy of the ration card.
  4. Revolving Funds have been set up in 13 Central Government Hospitals/Institutes and funds upto Rs. 50 lakhs (Rs. 90 lakh in case of AIIMS, New Delhi) are placed at their disposal for providing treatment upto Rs. 2 lakh in each case..
  5. Cases involving treatment beyond 2 lakh are referred to Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India for providing funds.

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