HYDERABAD: Vice-President Hamid Ansari has showered praise on Arogyasri, the health insurance scheme, being implemented in the State.

The Vice-President who was here on Saturday complimented Chief Minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy for introducing the scheme which caught the attention of all States. The Chief Minister explained Dr. Ansari about the measures like the 108 scheme, emergency health transport scheme that won international acclaim and was emulated in other States like Delhi. Dr. Ansari, according to official press release, enquired about the progress of the Jalayagnam, the State government’s flagship programme.