Benefits of Manipal Arogya Suraksha to be extended


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Mangalore: Manipal Arogya Suraksha scheme - a family group healthcare initiative is a dream project of Dr. Ramadas M Pai, Chancellor of Manipal University. The scheme is implemented and managed by the Manipal University as part of its corporate social responsibility.


The scheme was started in the year 2005 and was open only for Konkani linguistic minority communities and thereafter was made available to all irrespective of cast or creed across and along the coastal Karnataka and extended upto neighboring Kerala and Goa states as well.


As on date there are about 3.16 lakh people covered under this scheme.


Benefits worth over Rs.6.5 to Rs.7 crores in a year is made available to the beneficiaries’ under the scheme.


It is the desire of our Chancellor that the economically backward & underprivileged people should get quality healthcare at affordable cost and this scheme – Manipal Arogya Suraksha has gone a long way in fulfilling the objective.


To commemorate 60 years of Glorious service in Education and healthcare sector and as part of the Diamond Jubilee year celebrations of Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore & on the joyous  occasion of  KMC Hospital, Attavar stepping into 25th  year  of service to people of Mangalore ,  our Chancellor has magnanimously decided to extending the medical facilities under Manipal Arogya Suraksha to the designated BPL families of 26 villages in Mangalore and Bantwal Hobli comprising of 22,546 families with 1,20, 171 lives free of any membership fee/cost.


The villages covered are Kallige, Meramajalu, Kodman, Pudu, Thumbe, Sajipanadu, Ira, Pajeer, Kurnadu, Kairangala, Naringana, Chelooru, Balepuni, Ullal, Permannur, Boliyar, Pavoor, Herekala, Konaje, Manjanady, Deralakatte, Kinya, Belma, Talapady, Someshwara, Kotekar beeri, Thokkottu, Munnur, and Amblamogeru.


The identified beneficiaries’ will be entitled to get the following benefits under the scheme at KMC Hospital, Attavar, Mangalore. Details of the Benefits offered:


1] Out Patient facilities:


Out Patient Benefits :

Discount offered


Consultation with our Doctors



Lab Investigations



Procedures / Operation charges (including Professional fee)



CT, MRI including doctors charges


(Discounts on OPD Rates)


Dental Treatment


(Discount on OPD Rates) excluding Consumables and materials


Pharmacy ( valid in our Pharmacy  only)



2] In-Patient facilities: Upto Rs.30,000/- per family for a year on a Floater basis.

The Scheme will cover hospitalization expenses such as Bed and Nursing Charges, Surgeon, Anesthetist, Consultants, Specialists fees, Anesthesia, Blood, Oxygen, Operation Theatre Charges, Medicines, Drugs,   Laboratory investigation charges Diagnostic Materials and X- ray, Dialysis, Chemotherapy, Radiotherapy & other similar expenses incurred if in case of an accident or illness to an extent of Rs. 30,000=00/- per family per year on a floater basis.


Other highlights of the scheme:

·         22,564 BPL families comprising of 1,20,171 lives are covered under the scheme FREE of cost.

·         Valid for one year from 01-01-2014 to 31-12-2014.

·         IP Admission in General ward,

·         Pre Existing diseases are covered.

·         Cashless facility,

·         No age limit.

·         Maternity benefits for the first two living children,

·         Personal Accident benefits extended to all the members & the compensation of upto Rs.30,000/-  payable in case of death / disability due to road accident.

·         Facilities made available at KMC Hospital, Attavar, Mangalore only.

·         Scheme benefits subject to usual exclusions such as Dental treatment, self-inflicted injuries, drug & alcohol abuse, infertility related treatment, cosmetic surgery, external deformities correction surgeries, HIV, AIDS related etc…

·         Each family will be provided with the ID card and an information leaflet which lists out the scheme coverages and exclusions.

Beneficiaries’ can avail the required medical facilities by producing the ID card issued along with the Original Ration Card which is returned after verification.


The launching of this project and symbolic handing over of ID cards will be done at the hands of the Hon’able Health Minister of Karnataka Shri U T Khader on the 23rd December, 2013 at 11.00 am at Ambedkar Grounds. Thokkottu, Mangalore.

Ms. Girija M, President, TMC, Ullal, Ms. Raziya Ibrahim, Vice President, TMC, Ullal, Mr.Dinesh Rai, Standing committee President, TMC, Ullal, Dr. Surendra V Shetty, Pro-VC, Manipal University, Mangalore campus, Dr. M V Prabhu, Dean, KMC, Mangalore, Dr.(Col) M Dayananda , Professor, MS & COO Kasturba Hospital, Manipal, Dr. Anand Venugopal, MS, KMC Hospital, Dr. B R Ambedkar Circle, Mangalore, & Dr. Madhusudan Upadya, MS , KMC Hospital, Attavar, Mangalore will preside over the function.

Comments on this Article
Rajesh bhat, Udupi Wed, November-21-2018, 8:52
How to get helthcard
Neetin kamat, Siddapur Mon, April-2-2018, 10:04
I have an manipal aarogya suraksha manipal chek up to my mother aged 65 says she suffer from heart preferred for cap to it...can I get benefit from my suraksha family card..plz reply to my mail
venkatesha, Karkala, Udupi Wed, March-23-2016, 2:11
can you provide 100% free for MRI scanning, little less amount I have That’s why I am asking you to giving free medical facility. Thank you..
Amitha N.Shettyan, Udupi Tue, March-31-2015, 12:37

My mother is a dialysis patient, and would like to know whether Arogya Suraksha Scheme is benefited for free dialysis.

Please inform when this scheme is available.

Awaiting your prompt reply

stany, belthangady Sun, July-13-2014, 3:32
dear sir, i want to know this Manipal Arogya Suraksha scheme available in september month 2014?
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