As many as 2.2 million people in India will have access to the health check service for the first time when the government launches a pilot scheme in November.
Sunshine Health Care will be the national helpline for women who are in need of a health check.
It is run by the Sunlight Health Care Network (SHCN) that aims to provide a free helplist service to 1.3 million women in the country.
The helplists service will be provided free of charge to anyone who has a valid Aadhaar number and an account with the state government, and who is eligible to receive a free check.
Sunlight Health care is a partnership between SHCN and a number of NGOs and other non-government organisations.
The helplisters service will also offer free treatment for anyone who needs it.
Shoppers at the Sunshine Health Care outlet in New Delhi on March 29, 2017.
(HT Photo: Anupam Nath)Sunshine Healthcare will also provide free consultations for anyone, regardless of income, in case of an emergency, and will also cover all the medical tests and treatments prescribed for a person who is pregnant, lactating or is breastfeeding.
Sunshine Healthcare will provide free treatment to anyone in need, including those who are elderly, people with disabilities and pregnant women, for free.
The scheme is aimed at providing free healthcare to women who need it and also women who have no insurance and do not have access, the government said.
Sunnyshine Health Services, an NGO, will be offering free consultations in the state to anyone with an Aadhaar number who needs free health checks.