In order to provide healthcare facilities in rural areas, Government of India launched a telemedicine initiative ‘Sehat’. It is to be conducted in collaboration with Apollo Hospitals.
The initiative was launched by Union Communication and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad.
Under this facility people can consult doctors through video link and also order generic drugs. It will also help in providing quality and affordable healthcare which is one of the emerging needs for citizens in rural areas.