Rashtriya Arogya Nidhi 2020: Online Form, Launch Date & Hospital List

Rashtriya Arogya Nidhi 2020 has been released by the Health and Family Welfare Department, Government of India. This scheme has been started for the people of the country who are suffering from major diseases but they can’t get appropriate treatment due to financial crises. Under this scheme, the government is going to provide financial assistance to the patient’s up to Rs. 15 Lakh.  Read the further session of this page to grab the scheme related details about how you can apply, what treatments are funded by the government under this scheme, what are the requirements to submit along with the form and other important information.

Rashtriya Arogya Nidhi

Brief of Rashtriya Arogya Nidhi (RAN) 2020

Name of the scheme Rashtriya Arogya Nidhi 2020
Name of the Ministry Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
Name of the department Health and Family Welfare Department
Beneficial for People of the country
Benefits Medical benefits
Mode of application Online
Category Central government scheme
Official website https://mohfw.gov.in/

Eligibility criteria

  • Applicant must belong to BPL category
  • The scheme is for the treatment of the diseases listed below

Ayushman Bharat Golden Card

Documents Required

  • Income certificate
  • Ration card

List of categories of treatment Under RAN 2020-21

Cardiology& Cardiac Surgery

  • ASD, VSD and PDA device closure
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (AICD)
  • Cardiac Transplantation
  • Coil Embolization and Vascular plugs
  • Combo devices
  • CRT/Biventricular pacemaker
  • Diagnostic Cardiac Catheterization including Coronary Angiography
  • Electrophysiological Studies (EPS) and Radio Frequency (RF) Ablation
  • Heart surgery for Congenital and Acquired conditions including C.A.B.G
  • Interventional procedure including Angioplasty, Rota-ablation, Balloon Valvuloplasty e.g. PTMC, BPV etc.
  • Pacemakers
  • Peripheral Vascular Angioplasty, Carotid Angioplasty, Renal Angioplasty
  • Stents including Drug Eluting Stents
  • Vascular Surgery etc.


  • Anti-Cancer Chemotherapy supportive medication and antibiotic, Growth factor,
  • Bone Marrow Transplantation- Allogenic& Autologous
  • Catheters, central lines and venous access devices.
  • Diagonostic Procedures- Flow cytometry/cytogenetics /IHC Tumour Markers etc.
  • Radiation treatment of all kinds including Radio Therapy and Gama Knife Surgery.
  • Surgery for cancer patients


  • Continuous renal replacement therapy in acute renal failure in ICU sick patient.
  • Dialysis and its consumable (Both haemodialysis as well as Peritoneal)
  • Disposables & Stents for endoscopic surgical procedures in Urology & Gastroenterology.
  • Lithotripsy ( for Stones)
  • Liver Transplantation and Surgery for portal hypertension.
  • PCN and PCNL Kits
  • Plasmalpheresis in acute renal failure
  • Renal transplant-cost of renal transplant varies from 2.5 to 4.0 lakh Depending upon type of drug used as per patient need.
  • Vascular access consumables (Shunts, catheters) for Dialysis


  • AO implants, used in the treatment of bone diseases and fractures
  • Artificial prosthesis for limbs
  • Bone Substitutes
  • External fixaters
  • Implant for Fracture fixation (locking plates & modular)
  • Implants and total hip and knee replacement
  • Replacement Hip –Bipolar /fixed
  • Spiral fixation Implant- Pedicle Screws (Traumatic, Paraplegic, Quadriplegic)

Neurosurgery – Neurology

  • AVMs
  • Brain Tumors
  • Degenerative /Demyelinating diseases of brain/spinal cord
  • Epilepsy
  • Head injuries
  • Intracranial aneurysm
  • Movement disorders
  • Neurological infections
  • Spinal tumors
  • Stroke


  • Hormonal replacement for lifelong therapy:
    • Adrenal insufficiency
    • Cases of complicated diabetes which require one time treatment e.g. amputation or renal transplant
    • Cushings Syndrome
    • Endocrine surgery
    • GH deficiency
    • Hypo pituitarism
    • Hypo thyrodism

Mental Illness

  • Organic Psychosis acute and chronic
  • Functional psychosis including Schizophrenia, Bio-polar Disorders, delusional disorders and other acute polymorphic psychosis
  • Severe OCD, Somatoform disorders, eating disorders
  • Developmental disorders including autisms spectrum disorders and   Severe behavioral disorders during childhood


  • Anti D
  • Anti Haemophilic Globulin
  • Anti-rejection treatment (ATG, OKT 3)
  • Any life supporting drugs.     
  • Blood & Blood products/Plasma for patients of Burns
  • CMV treatment (IV Gancyclovir, Valganciclovir)
  • Erythropoietin
  • Immunosuppressive drugs
  • Liposomal Amphotericin
  • Peg Interferon
  • Ribavarin
  • Treatment for Post –transplant viral infection
  • Voriconazole


  • Ultra-sound,
  • Doppler studies,
  • Radio-nucleotide scans,
  • CT Scan,
  • Mammography,
  • Angiography for all organs,
  • M.R.I,
  • E.E.G,
  • E.M.G,
  • Uro-dynamic studies,
  • Cardiac Imaging- Stress Thallium & PET,
  • Cardiac MRI,
  • Investigation for CMV,
  • BK Virus,
  • TMT,
  • Echocardiography.
  • Psycho diagnostics,
  • neuropsychological assessments,
  • IQ assessments,
  • blood tests like serum lithium
  • Drug level of carbamazepine, valporate, phenytoin and any other similar medications


  • Anti Fungal
  • Antiviral
  • Baclofen for spasticity
  • Botulinum A toxin injection for spasticity
  • Immunoglobulin for AIDP (GB Syndrome ) and Myasthenia Gravis.
  • Wilson disease: Penicillamine A
  • Other major illness/treatment/intervention considered appropriate for financial assistance by the Medical Superintendent/Committee of Doctors

List of Hospitals Covered In Rashtriya Arogya Nidhi

  • AIIMS, New Delhi
  • CNCI, Kolkata
  • Dr. RML Hospital, New Delhi
  • JIPMER, Pondicherry
  • KGMC, Lucknow
  • Lady Hardinge Medical College & Smt. SK Hospital, New Delhi
  • NEIGRIHMS, Shillong
  • NIMHANS, Bangalore
  • PGI, Chandigarh
  • RIMS, ImPhal.
  • Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi
  • SGPGIMS, Lucknow
  • SKIMS, Srinagar
  • Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute of Medical Sciences and Technology Thiruvananthapuram

Regional Cancer Centers

  • Kamala Nehru Memorial Hospital, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh
  • Chittaranjan  National Cancer Institute Kolkata, West Bengal
  • Kidwai Memorial Institute Of Oncology, Bangalore, Karnataka (Scl)
  •  Regional Cancer Institute (Wai), Adyar, Chennai, Tamil Nadu (Sci)
  • Acharya Harihar Regional Cancer, Center For Cancer Research & Treatment, Cuttack, Orissa
  • Regional Cancer Control Society, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh
  • Cancer Hospital & Research Center, Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh
  • Dr. Bra Indian Rotary Cancer Institute (Aiims) New Delhi
  • Rst Hospital & Research Center, Nagpur, Maharashtra
  • Pt. Jnm Medical College, Raipur Chhatisgarh
  • Post Graduation Institute Of Medical Education &  Research (Pgimer), Chandigarh
  • Sher-I- Kashmir Institute Of Medical Science, Soura, Srinagar
  • Regional Institute Of Medical Science, Manipur, Imphal
  • Govt. Medical Colleage & Associated Hospital, Bakshi Nagar, Jammu
  • Regional Cancer Center Thiruvananthapuram Kerala
  • Gujarat Cancer Research Institute, Ahmadabad, Gujarat
  • Mnj Institute Of Oncology, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh
  • Pondicherry Regional Cancer Society, Jipmer, Pondicherry
  • Dr. Bb Cancer Institute, Guwahati, Assam
  • Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra
  • Indhra Gandhi Institute Of  Medical Science, Patna Bihar
  • Acharya Tulsi Regional Cancer Trust & Research Institute, Bikaner, Rajasthan
  • Regional Cancer Center Pt. Bd Sharma Post Graduate Institute Of Medical Science, Rohtak, Haryana
  • Civil Hospital, Aizawl, Mizoram
  • Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute Of Medical Science, Lucknow
  • Cancer Hospital Tripura, Agartala
  • Government Arignar Anna Memorial Cancer Hospital, Kancheepuram, Tamil Nadu

Procedure to Apply for Rashtriya Arogya Nidhi

  • Open the official website of Health and Family Welfare Department
  • From home page go to the “Major Programmes” option
  • Select “Poor Patients- Financial Support” option from the drop-down list
  • Now search “Rashtriya Arogya Nidhi” and click “details” option
  • Read the information and download the application form attached to it
  • Fill the application form with asked details such as the name of the patient, father/ husband name, age, address, mobile number etc.
  • Affix the photograph of the patient
  • Submit the form duly signed by the M.O. Incharge of the case along with documents listed above

Note: For more details read the official notification carefully.

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