Assam Govt Free Medicine Delivery Scheme up to Rs 200 | Assam Dhanwantari Scheme Apply Online:
Lockdown is going on all over India as well in Assam also. Due to lockdown, many people are facing problems to have their needy essential items which are not available online. So, Assam Govt has come out with an idea to deliver Essential Medicine at your doorsteps during this situation. Although there are some terms and conditions to have this facility, it really helps people who need medicine that is not available in the local market. In this article today we will share with you all the important points of the Assam Govt Medicine Delivery Scheme ‘Dhabwantri Scheme’ which have been launched by Assam Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma. In this article, we will be able to know all the step by step procedure through which you can apply for the Assam Govt Free medicine home delivery and required specifications of the Assam delivery scheme with much information about the scheme.
Introduction to Assam Dhanwantari Scheme
The patient of Coronavirus (COVID-19) is increasing day by day in India and therefore, to get control over it, Lockdown is a necessary action. As lockdown, Many People facing problems to buy drugs which are not available locally. They sometimes need to travel up to 200 Km (for example Guwahati) to buy their essential Medicine. But due to lockdown, this can not be possible. So it is creating a very big problem to the people who can’t find their essential medicine in the local market. Taking into account this, the Assam comes out with an uncommon plan called ‘Dhanwantari Seva’, under which locally inaccessible medicine will be delivered to patients directly at home. Also one can avail free medicine up to 200 rupees. The cost of the medicine is above the range of 200 rupees then you must pay the amount to the concerned officer delivering your medicine. So this is the Assam free medicine delivery Scheme up to Rs 200.
Details Of Assam Home Delivery Medicine Scheme (Dhanwantari Scheme)
Name of the Scheme – Dhanwantari Seva Scheme
Scheme Launched by – Assam Government
Beneficiaries – Residents of Assam
Objective of the Scheme – Delivering Medicines directly to Home
Official Website – https://nhm.assam.gov.in/
Uses of Assam Medicine Delivery Scheme
This scheme i.e. Assam Free Medicine Delivery Scheme is the most useful scheme for the people of Assam which offers the delivery of essential Medicine through some terms and conditions to home. We can understand that many elderly people throughout the Assam state can be going through some serious diseases where some of the medicines may not be available in the local market. Sometimes medicine is available only on an outside state or outside the district. So it will be a very good opportunity for all of the people who want to have this type of medicine in their home directly by using the benefits of the Assam Medicine Delivery Scheme.
Delivery Procedure of the Medicines under Dhanwantari Scheme
There are certain rules of delivery of medicines through this scheme. Medicine through this scheme will be arranged in the following time period as per their availability –
- If the medicine is available within the district, then it will be delivered within 24 hours of placing the order.
- If the medicine is available within regional headquarters like Guwahati or Dibrugarh then it will be delivered within two days that is 48 hours.
- And, If the medicine is available out of Assam only, then it will be delivered within 7 days of placing an order under the Assam Medicine Home Delivery Scheme.
How Dhanwantari Medicine Delivery Scheme Implemented
On Friday, 24th April 2020 Assam Govt successfully launched the Dhanwantri Medicine Delivery Scheme. Under the plan, Assam Govt received 260 calls under 4 hours of its launch. According to Assam Health Minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma, 42 demands out of these calls have just been tended to and prescriptions have been conveyed to the patients on the main day itself. This scheme will surely create a history in the time of Lockdown. Also, on 28th April 2020, Himanta Biswa Sarma tweeted that Out of 4686 total calls received till that day 1646 home deliveries of medicines have been done successfully.
How to Apply Online In Assam Medicine Delivery Scheme
To get Medicine at your doorsteps during this lockdown, one will have to follow the simple procedure given below-
- Any Citizen of Assam can call on 104.
- You will get a message after calling on 104 where you will get an online application link.
- Or you can also visit the link given here. ( But it is recommended to call on 104 first)
- Now enter the following details on the form
- Name of Patient
- Mobile Number
- Home Address
- Village/City Town Name
- Pincode Reason for availing the service
- Check all the details and click on the submit button after verifying all the details.
- After that, send your medicine prescription to the given WhatsApp number of your respective district.
- After that take rest and sit back. Your medicine will be delivered by ASHA workers and Multi-Purpose Workers (MPs) of your area.
The success of Assam Medicine Delivery Scheme
These images show the success of this Medicine delivery Scheme which brings a smile in the face of many needy people.
FAQ on Assam Govt Medicine Delivery Scheme:
Q. Is the Assam Medicine Delivery scheme available for all?
Ans- Yes It is available for all the residents of Assam having some terms and Conditions.
Q. What are the prime criteria for availing Assam Medicine Delivery scheme?
Ans- To avail Assam Medicine Delivery scheme the criteria are
- Age should be more than 60 years
- Medicine is not available in Pharmacy beyond 10 Km from Home
- Critically Ill.
Q.Where to send the prescription for Assam Medicine Delivery scheme?
Ans- You need to send the prescription to the respective districts WhatsApp No. Whatsapp No is given on the form.
Q. Is it Mandatory to Call 104 for Assam Medicine Delivery scheme?
Ans- Yes, It will give you one unique beneficiary ID which helps for future reference.
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— NHM_Assam (@nhm_assam) April 29, 2020