Rajasthan Government on the occasion of World Health Day on 7 April 2013 introduced the scheme of free essential diagnostic tests in government hospitals across the state. Under the launched scheme the medical investigations include 14 different tests of ECG, X-ray, clinical pathology, blood sugar, blood urea, Hb, complete urine test and others.
The scheme is planned to be executed in three different phases and the second phase of the same scheme will be introduced on 1 July 2013, Doctor’s Day. The scheme in its second phase will also cover the community health centers and will offer facilities of free services for 28 different types of tests.
The third phase is planned to be implemented from Independence Day, 15 August 2013 under the third phase 15 types of tests will be made free at Primary Health Centres (PHCs) and dispensaries.