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Beneficiaries under Mahatma Jyotirao Phule Jan Arogya Yojana:

CategoriesDescription of Beneficiaries
Category AFamilies holding Yellow ration card, Antyodaya Anna Yojana ration card (AAY), Annapurna ration card, Orange ration card (annual income up to INR 1 lakh) issued by Civil Supplies Department, Government of Maharashtra for 36 districts of Maharashtra.
Category BWhite ration card holder farmer families from 14 agriculturally distressed districts of Maharashtra (Aurangabad, Jalna, Beed, Parbhani, Hingoli, Latur, Nanded, Osmanabad, Amravati, Akola, Buldhana, Washim, Yavatmal, and Wardha).
Category C1. Children of Government Orphanages, Students of Government Ashram Shala, female inmates of Government Mahila Ashram & senior citizens of Government old age homes.
2. Journalists & their dependent family members approved by DGIPR
3. Construction workers and their families having live registration with Maharashtra Building & other Construction worker Welfare Board .

Beneficiaries under Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana: The households included are based on the automatic inclusion, deprivation and occupational criteria of Socio-Economic Caste Census 2011 (SECC 2011) for rural and urban areas respectively. There are 83.72 lakh families in state. This data is frozen hence additional families cannot be added. However new members in existing families can be added.

AreaDescription of Beneficiaries
UrbanFor Urban area, 11 occupational criteria are identified as Rag pickers, Beggars, Domestic workers, Street vendors, Cobbler, hawkers, Construction workers, Plumbers, Masons, Painters, Welders, Sweepesrs Sanitation workesr, Mali, Home-based workers, Artisans, Handicrafts workers, Tailors, Transport workers, Drivers, Conductors, Helpers, Rickshaw pullers, Shop workers, Assistants, Peons, Attendants, Waiters, Electricians, Mechanics, Assemblers, Repair workers, Washer-men, Chowkidar.
RuralRural Criteria for rural area are from D1 to D7 which include families with only one room with kachha wall and kachha roof, No adult member between age 16 to 59, Female headed household s with no adult members between age 16 to 59, Disabled member and no able bodied adult member, SC/ST households, Landless households deriving major part of income from manual casual labour. Automatically Included category includes Households without shelter, Destitute-living on alms, Manual Scavenger Families, Primitive Tribal Groups and Legally released Bonded Labour.