Ranchi: A woman died suffering from diarrhoea in Jamshedpur as it took six hours for her son to Ayushman card made. It must be noted that government’s recently launched Ayushman card is a part of Centre’s flagship healthcare plan. The incident took place on Monday.Also Read - Jharkhand Unlock: Govt Releases Guidelines For Durga Puja Celebrations, Allows Schools To Reopen For These Classes | Details here
Local media reports said on Tuesday, Bhaktu Rabidas, son of 80-year-old Reeta Devi, had brought her mother for treatment at MGM Hospital Jamshedpur on Monday. The son was asked by the doctors to first bring the Ayushman card. Also Read - Political Row Erupts Over Soren's Govt Decision to Reserve Separate Room For Namaz in Jharkhand Assembly
He took around six hours to get the card made. When he reached back to be with his mother, he found she was already dead, the report said. Rabidas reportedly tore off the card and took the body back to his village, the report added. Also Read - Viral Video: Army Jawan Brutally Beaten Up by Cops For Not Wearing Mask in Jharkhand's Chatra, Twitter Enraged | Watch
“The patient should be treated first. If the woman has died due to anyone’s negligence, then action would be taken,” MGM Deputy Superintendent, Dr Nakul Chaudhary, was quoted as saying in the local media.