SAHAKARA SINDHU
Department Of Cooperation, Government of Karnataka

 

yashasvini YESHASVINI CO-OPERATIVE FARMERS HEALTH CARE SCHEME

For more details contact :

Lizze Philips, Addl.RCS (Consumer & Marketing) ,
Contact No :080-22261875 ,
Email : addlrcs-cm-ka@nic.in

M.G.Hongal, ARCS (Consumer & Marketing),
Contact No :080-22269636/37 Ext : 224,
Email : arcs-cons-ka@nic.in

                

       Healthcare in India has undergone a sea-change in the last decade and today with the launch of Yeshasvini, it has touched the heart of India, the rural India. A small initiative by the State Government of Karnataka, as it may look, but the Yeshasvini Scheme is creating waves among the masses. After all, for an individual who believes in the maxim " Health is Wealth", and has to live by it, there could be no greater gift.

      YESHASVINI which is a unique Cooperative Health Care Scheme launched for the first time in the world is meant for farmers who are members of the Cooperative Societies. Its aim is to ensure good health for farmer cooperators of Karnataka.
 
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MISSION

      To bring health care of International Standards within the reach of every cooperative farmer of Karnataka. We are committed to the achievement &maintenance of excellence in health care for the benefit of farmer cooperator.

MANY MIRACLES

      The backbone of Indian economy is the farming community. And rightly so, it deserves to be treated well. Karnataka has shown the way. Creating a bridge between farmers and their need to live a healthy life, Yeshasvini Scheme has brought quality healthcare to the farmers's doorstep in Karnataka. With a meager sum of Rs. 250 per year, a farmer in Karnataka can now confidently face any complex health related challenge, get top class treatment and have access to expensive medical procedures.

"Yeshasvini Scheme"- a landmark initiative has come as a great boon to the farmers in the State. Launched on 1st June 2003, the scheme has helped the State to revolutionize rural health care and healing.

Unique Scheme and embodiment of Cooperative Principle of

"One for all and all for one".

 

SPECIAL FEATURES

  • No age limit to avail the benefits of the scheme.

  • Suffering from any kind of disease is no bar to avail the benefits of the scheme.

  • Farmers have to be a member of a cooperative society for atleast 3 months to avail the benefits of the scheme.

  • Members can avail free surgery costing upto Rs.1.25 lakh and Rs.2.00 lakhs for multiple surgeries in one year.

  • 823 types of surgeries have been included in the Yeshasvini Scheme.

  • During the year 2006-07 following new facilities are included under the scheme, subject to certain conditions.

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SPECIFIED MEDICAL EMERGENCY
  • Drowning, dog bite, snake bite, bull gore injury, burns, electric shock accident from agricultural implements.

  • Normal delivery.

  • Neonatal Care.

  • Angioplasty procedure.

      Hospitals who fulfill the parameters fixed by the Yeshasvini trust only are recognized as Network Hospitals. 496 Hospitals / Nursing homes have been identified under this Scheme, which includes hospitals and Nursing Homes at city, district, sub-division. Taluk and below taluk levels, and Government Hospitals. For the convenience of people of hyderabad Karnataka are 3 hospitals are recognized in Andrapradesh.

      Under this scheme any member of a Rural Cooperative Society and his family members are entitled to enroll as members in addition to this: If a person is member in rural Cooperative Societies like Cooperative Agricultural Credit Societies/Non Agricultural Credit Societies, Agricultural Produces Marketing Cooperative Societies, Horticulture Cooperative Societies, (Agriculture/Horticulture/Dairy produces) Cooperative Sugar Factory, Cooperative Land Development Bank for a minimum period of six months prior to the date of commencement of the scheme every year i.e., 1st June, such member & his family members may avail the benefit of Yeshasvini Scheme by paying the prescribed premium. Apart from this the members (and their family members) of Fisheries Cooperative Societies, Beedi Workers Cooperative Societies and Weavers Cooperative Societies situated in urban and rural areas are also eligible to avail the benefit under this scheme. Other than this, even the members and their families of Self Help Groups and Sthree Shakti Groups situated in rural areas and having transactions with Cooperative Societies/Banks can also avail the benefit of this scheme. For the year 2011-12 further the scheme extends to the rural cooperators and the members of their families who are members of the Cooperative Societies mentioned below:

Cultural Development Cooperative Societies of Film actors, Stage artists, Folk artists of rural areas in the State.

Plantation labourers who are members of rural Cooperative Societies and working in coffee estates in a coffee growing districts.

Representatives of the farmers, elected in State Agricultural Produce Marketing Committees who are the members of rural Cooperative Societies.

Rural Journalists of the State who are members in Journalists Credit Cooperative Societies (excluding Journalists of Urban areas).

Multi Purpose Cooperative Societies of nomads and semi nomads, and other multi purpose Cooperative Societies of rural areas.

Rural Self Help Groups and Sthree Shakti Groups created by District Central Cooperative Banks.

Trans gender minorities (Mangala mukhis) who are the members of rural Cooperative Societies.

      Those who have already enrolled, Yeshasvini cards may be renewed irrespective of the above points.

      Family of Yeshasvini beneficiary means member of cooperative society, member’s husband / wife, depended children of members and member's parents (All members of Joint Hindu farmer’s family). If the Sthree Shakti/Self help Groups is a member of any co-operative society / Cooperative Bank and transacted, the benefit of Yeshasvini Scheme has been extended to the said Sthree Shakti/ Self help group members and its family.

This Scheme was launched on 01/06/2003 and The progress of the scheme during the past 11 years is detailed below.

(Rs in Lakhs)

SL NO

Scheme Year

Members enrolled under the scheme

Amount collected

Amount released from the Govt.

No.of O.P.D.

No.of surgeries done

Amount spent on surgeries

1

2003-04

16,00,000

969.09

450.00

35.814

9,047

1065.35

2

2004-05

20,21,661

1197.00

357.88

50,174

15,236

1847.23

3

2005-06

14,73,576

1634.00

1100.00

52,892

19,682

2616.94

4

2006-07

18,53,966

2156.00

1985.00

2,06,977

39,602

3851.00

5

2007-08

23,18,000

2775.00

2500.00

1,55,572

60,668

5409.00

6

2008-09

30,47,000

3610.00

3000.00

1,91,109

75,053

6103.00

7

2009-10

30,69,000

4136.00

3000.00

1,34,534

66,796

5308.00

8

2010-11

30,47,000

4168.00

3000.00

1,57,480

73,963

5723.00

9

2011-12

30,70,000

4508.00

3000.00

1,16,690

77,526

6000.00

10

2012-13

30,36,000

5888.00

3500.00

1,10,842

80,401

7412.00

11

2013-14

37,51,000

5272.00

4500.00

1,23,205

86,359

8456.00

*. 2014-15 year Scheme commenced with effect from Date:1/6/2014 to 31/5/2015.

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