English | हिन्दी “National Digital Health Mission” announced from Red Fort on August 15, 2020 was launched by PM Modi on September 27, 2021.

PM Modi is launching the "National Digital Health Mission" on 27 September 2021.

Category :  National   Published on: September 27 2021      

·        Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch the "Prime Minister's National Digital Health Mission (PM-NDHM)" on 27 September.

·        The initiative was announced by the Prime Minister on August 15, 2020, at the Red Fort.

·        “PM-NDHM” aims to create a seamless online health ecosystem by providing a range of data, infrastructure and information services on a common platform where every citizen can securely upload and access their health records.

·        At present, the Prime Minister's "Digital Health Mission (PM-DHM)" is being implemented in a pilot phase in 6 Union Territories: Chandigarh, Dadra, Daman and Diu, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Ladakh and Puducherry.

Important facts

About the prime minister

v Longest serving Prime Minister of India: Jawaharlal Nehru (16 yrs.)

v The only person who served as caretaker prime minister twice for 13 days - Gulzarilal Nanda.

v Indira Gandhi was also known as "Priyadarshini". This name was given to him by Rabindranath Tagore.