Bartronics India Ltd bags Rs 400 cr contract

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New Delhi, Aug 18 (UNI) Identification technology services provider Bartronics India Ltd today said it has received an order worth Rs 400 crore from Employee State Insurance Corporation for supplying smart cards for the Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojna scheme.

As per the order, the company will provide district-wise smart cards under the Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojna scheme covering 609 districts across the country, it said in a statement.

The Hyderabad-based firm will provide smart cards for the health insurance scheme (RSBY), the objective of which is to protect below poverty line (BPL) households from major health shocks that involve hospitalisation.

Smart card is an electronic recording device and information in the microchip can instantaneously verify the cardholder's identity and any privileges to which he may be entitled.

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