Aug. 28, 2018

A MoU was signed between the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) and National Health Agency (NHA) for skill development of Arogya-Mitras under the PMJAY.


  • Under Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY), Arogya-Mitras will act as an interface between the beneficiaries and the system.

  • Under PMJAY, it has been proposed to hire/depute Arogya-Mitra at each Empanelled Health Care Provider (EHCP) to provide support in: Beneficiary Verification, Query Management, Grievance redressal, and Handling emergency cases.

  • Recent MoU:
    • As per the MoU, NSDC will ensure quality training of Arogya-Mitra through its network of Skill Development Centres functioning under PMKVY.

    • All the Arogyamitras will be certified by health care sector skill council, the body notified as non-statutory body for health sector under the aegis of NSDC.

Source : PIB