Assam Arogya Nidhi

The Assam Arogya Nidhi (AAN) Initiative provides funding up to Rs. 1,50,000/- to Families below the poverty line and families with a monthly income of less than Rs. 10,000/- (Rupees Ten Thousand) for general and specialist treatment of life-threatening diseases, and injuries caused by natural and artificial disasters, such as industrial/farm/road/rail accidents, bomb blasts, and so on. Heart Conditions and Cardiac Surgery, Cancer, Kidney and Urinary Diseases, Orthopaedics, Thalassemia, Bone Marrow Transplant, AIDS, and Chronic Mental Illness with Surgical Treatment are only a few of the life-threatening diseases. A panel appointed by the Government of Assam selects the beneficiaries. The Indian government contributes half of the funds approved by the State Government under the Assam Arogya Nidhi.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Applicant should be permanent resident of Assam.
  • Family income of the applicant should be less than 5 lakhs per annum.
  • No age limit for applicants.
  • Govt. employees or govt. pensioners are not entitled.
  • Treatment should be undertaken in any govt. hospital including Govt. Medical Colleges and all reputed Pvt. Hospitals registered under Clinical Establishment Act. anywhere in the state or in the country.


Download the application form from the website of National Health Assam

Furnish the following documents along with the application:

  • Photograph of the Patient attested by any Doctor.
  • Attested photocopy of Income Certificate by Revenue Circle Officer.
  • Attested photocopy of Identify & Address Proof (Voter ID, ADHAAR CARD, Driving license).
  • Original bills, vouchers, receipts etc.
  • Photocopy copy of Prescriptions.
  • Discharge summary.
  • Attested Photocopy copy of the first page of the Bank Pass Book.
  • Attested Photocopy of Pradhan Mantri Jana Arogyua Yojana(PMJAY)/Atal Amrit Abhiyan(AAA) Card.

All the above relevant documents along with the application form to be submitted to the Office of the Mission Director, National Health Mission, Saikia Commercial Complex, Christian Basti, Guwahati: 781005.

An Expert Committee comprising of specialist doctors of Gauhati Medical College verifies the applications and recommends the eligible cases.

As per the committee’s recommendations financial assistance is provided to eligible beneficiaries preferably through Direct Bank Transfer.