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The Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana (RSBY) is a national health insurance scheme launched in 2008 by
government of India to provide health insurance to households living below poverty line (BPL) in order to
protect them from major health shocks that involve hospitalization. In Chhattisgarh RSBY was launched
in June 2009 and Durg was the first district to be enrolled under this scheme. Rashtriya Swasthya Bima
Yojana (RSBY) scheme has been launched in 18 district of Chhattisgarh with effect from June 2009. The
state has ranked sixth in term of enrolment among 18 states of the country. The people living below
poverty line constitute 40.8% of total population of the state representing 40.8% in rural and 41.1% of
population in urban areas respectively. Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana (RSBY) is rolled out across all
the districts of the state to provide insurance backed quality health care to enrolled BPL households.