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Deen Dayal Swasthya Seva Yojana (DDSSY): A Detailed Guide

TeamAckoMar 18, 2024

The Deen Dayal Swasthya Seva Yojana (DDSSY), a pioneering initiative of the Goa government, is a beacon of accessible healthcare. DDSSY, which was launched as a cashless healthcare system, promotes the well-being of Goans by providing comprehensive annual medical coverage ranging from Rs. 2.5 Lakhs to Rs. 4 Lakhs per family. DDSSY stands as a monument to the government's commitment to providing inexpensive and high-quality healthcare to all its citizens. 

Deen Dayal Swasthya Seva Yojana

In this article, we’ll talk about its benefits, eligibility criteria, documents required to apply for this scheme, and so on. 



Main Objectives of DDSSY 

Nowadays, as everyone is well aware, due to COVID-19 our country's financial condition has pretty much been broken. Under these circumstances, the government is striving hard to restore financial conditions so that people can return home and resume life as before. But many of us have fallen ill and are unable to consume the medicine due to our economic situation. The Deen Dayal Swasthaya Seva Yojana has been initiated by the Goa government and will offer many healthcare facilities to the people of the state.

  1. This scheme will bring many benefits to the people of the state and help to make them independent.

  2. The Deen Dayal Swasthaya Seva Yojana was also launched specially to reduce the frequency of death in our country.

Benefits Offered by DDSSY

The benefits of the DDSSY scheme are as follows: -

  • People who have lived in the state for 5 or more years will be covered by DDSSY.

  • You can extend or increase coverage while continuing to enjoy the benefits of your original policy by paying a higher premium.

  • Under this scheme, there are cashless medical facilities.

  • As part of the yearly health coverage, this is capped at 2.5 lakh per year for families with three or fewer people and 4 lakh for families with four or more members.

  • Deen Dayal Swasthya Seva Yojana is a cashless health insurance plan.

  • Chronic lifestyle-borne ailments like Diabetes and Hypertension are included under the upper limit of ₹15,000 per year.

  • The medical institutes at GMC and DHS provide free OPD services, as well as primary care to members of the DDSSY.

  • DDSSY payments also include medication for epilepsy, multiple sclerosis and cerebral palsy.

  • Goa state's Deen Dayal Swasthya Seva Yojana (DDSSY) helps all its residents, regardless of income level.

  • The Government will pay 3,206 per family to the insurance company.

  • Medication for epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, and cerebral palsy is covered as part of DDSSY benefits.

Who is Eligible for DDSSY? 

To be eligible for the Goa Government's Deen Dayal Swasthya Seva Yojana, a potential applicant must meet some criteria. These include:

  • You must be a citizen of Goa and reside in the state for 5 years.

  • Also, you must not be employed by the Central or State Government and already receive government medical reimbursement.

Documents You Need to Submit to APPLY for DDSSY

The list of some important documents that are required to apply under DDSSY is as follows:

  • Aadhaar card

  • OBC income certificate (proof of annual household income below 6 lakhs).

  • Acknowledgement slip of enrolment

  • Proof of residence (passport, voter ID, driving license) issued 5 years ago.

  • Ration card

  • Caste Certificate of the Assistant Collector or Chief Directorate Department (for candidates belonging to SC/ ST)

  • Disabled person's certification for PWDs

Online Application Process for DDSSY 

You must do the following actions to apply online for the DDSSY new registration:

  1. Visit the official Goa Online website to register and provide OTP-based authentication along with the eligible individuals' personal information, such as name and address.

  2. Go to your profile after logging in to verify your Aadhaar card number.

  3. Enter your card number to look up member information.

  4. Now click the appropriate link to generate an OTP. For validation, enter the OTP that was issued to your registered mobile number.

  5. Complete the required fields with your information, and then attach your papers.

  6. Please click "Proceed to Pay" to pay the registration cost.

  7. Once the payment has been completed, make a note of the acknowledgement number for tracking purposes. 

List of Hospitals under the DDSSY Scheme 

Here is a list of DDSSY hospitals in Goa:


Hospital Name


Contact Number

North Goa

Gauns Child Care Hospital, NICU and

Premature Care Unit

Balkrishna Bhosale Marg, Dangui Colony, Mapusa,

Near Xavier Dangui College, Goa- 403507


Campal Clinic

Bandodkar Marg, Near Bal Bhavan, Campal, Panjim,


Goa- 403001


Goa Medical College and Hospital

N17, Bambolim, Goa- 403202


South Goa 

Pai Hospital

Vadem, South Goa, Goa - 403803


Hospicio Hospital

Fr Agnel Institute Of Commerce, Road, Monte

Hill, Margao, Goa- 403601


Grace Intensive Cardiac Care Centre and General Hospital

Opp. B.P.S. Club, Pajifond, Margao, Goa- 403601


Usgaonkar’s Children's Hospital, Clinic and NICU

Madgaon Rd, opposite Axis Bank, Sadar, Ambegal,

Ponda, Goa- 403401


Final Words

To conclude, the Deen Dayal Swasthya Seva Yojana represents a shot in the arm for healthcare accessibility. The result of closing healthcare cost gaps, the plan is a tremendous benefit to individual lives and promotes a healthier, fairer society. DDSSY is a living example of the effectiveness of medical welfare policies in transforming society. 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Here are answers to a few frequently asked questions regarding Deen Dayal Swasthya Seva Yojana.


1. How can I renew my DDSSY coverage?

You can renew your DDSSY online using the official website. To make sure your coverage is still active, log in to your account, go through the renewal process, and confirm.

2. What is the process for DDSSY renewal online?

To renew your DDSSY online, go to the official website, find the renewal area, fill out the form, and send in the relevant paperwork to ensure a smooth renewal procedure.

3. How do I download my DDSSY card?

Go to the official portal, connect to your account, and download your DDSSY card. To acquire a digital copy, find the "Download Card" option and adhere to the instructions.

4. If my family consists of six people, how much premium do I have to pay?

For a household of four or more, you must pay a modest premium of ₹300 under the Deen Dayal Swasthya Yojana.

5. Can I check my DDSSY card status online?

By visiting the card status part of the official portal after logging in, you may check the status of your DDSSY card online. To monitor the progress, enter the necessary information.

6. How can I register for Deen Dayal Swasthya Seva Yojana as a new beneficiary?

The official website is where new DDSSY registrations can be made. To join the plan, fill out the registration form accurately and send in the necessary paperwork.

7. What medical expenses are covered under DDSSY?

DDSSY coverage includes a variety of medical costs, such as hospital stays, surgeries, and some outpatient procedures. The guidelines of the plan contain the details of the specific coverage.  


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