Cash Assistance for Pregnant Women

Description

Overview:

11The Janani Suraksha Yojana (JSY) is a Govt of India sponsored Scheme which is being implemented with the objective of reducing maternal and infant mortality by promoting institutional delivery among pregnant women. Under the JSY, eligible pregnant women are entitled for cash assistance irrespective of the age of mother and number of children for giving birth in a government or accredited private health facility.

Eligibility:

This scheme is only for Pregnant Women

Cash Assistance details:

Rs. 1400/- :If an expected Pregnant Women from rural area get delivered at Public Health Facility or Accredited Private Hospital will get a cash assistance of Rs. 1400/- after delivery irrespective of age, birth order, or income group (BPL & APL).

Rs. 1000/- :If an expected Pregnant Women from Urban Area get delivered at Public Health Facility or Accredited Private Hospital will get a cash assistance of Rs. 1000/- after delivery irrespective of age, birth order, or income group (BPL & APL).

Rs.500/- : If an expected pregnant women under BPL category get delivered at home will get cash assistance of Rs. 500 regardless of the age of pregnant women and number of children.

Mode of Transfer/ Payment:

The state has implemented DBT (Direct Bank Transfer) mode of payment. Under this initiative, eligible pregnant women are entitled to get JSY benefit directly into their bank accounts.

Whom To Contact:

Office of The Mission Director,
National Health Mission(NHM), Assam,
Saikia Commercial Complex,
Shree Nagar Path, Christian Basti,
G.S. Road, Guwahati 781005.

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