Ayushman Bharat Yojana or National Health Protection Scheme is a program which aims to provide a service to create a healthy, capable and content new India. Presently it is running as a pilot project in Uttar Pradesh from 4 September 2018. It has two goals, one, creating a network of health and wellness infrastructure across the nation to deliver comprehensive primary healthcare services, and another is to provide insurance cover to at least 40 per cent of India's population which is majorly deprived of secondary and tertiary care services. This centrally sponsored flagship scheme aims to provide an annual health cover of up to Rs. 5 lakh to vulnerable 10 crore families (approximately 50 crore persons – 40% of country’s population) based on Socio Economic and Caste Census database.
This scholarship aims to award Artistes Pension under ‘Artistes Pension Scheme and Welfare Fund’ from artistes who are awardees (State Awardees or National Awardees) and who can substantially prove their source of earning from the art activity during their active age and whose personal income (including income of the spouse) should not exceed Rs.4,000/- (Rupees four thousand only) per month and whose age on the date of application should not be less than 60(sixty) years.
This scholarship aims to award the outstanding artistes in the field of Indian Classical Music, Indian Classical Dance, Light Classical Music, Theatre, Visual Arts, Folk, Traditional and Indigenous Arts and offer advanced training to them.