National Health Authority (NHA) – UPSC Prelims

National Health Authority:
  • The National Health Authority (NHA) has been constituted as an autonomous entity under the Society Registration Act, 1860 for effective implementation of PM-Jan Arogya Yojana (PM-JAY) in alliance with state governments.
  • Functions:
    • Formulation of PMJAY policies
    • Development of operational guidelines
    • Implementation mechanisms
    • Coordination with state governments
    • Monitoring and oversight of PMJAY amongst other.
  • The State Health Agency (SHA) is the apex body of the State Government responsible for the implementation of PM-JAY in the State.
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