MAARPU – A Convergence initiative to improve the health and nutritional Status of Children


Description

This program is state sponsored scheme run by the Government of Andhra Pradesh. It is an initiative to improve the health and nutritional Status of children.

Objective

This scheme aims to achieve the following goals:

  1. Giives importance of hospital deliveries.
  2. To provide nutritious diet to children.
  3. To reduce mother and child mortality rates.

Eligibility

To avail the benefits under this scheme, the following criteria should be fulfilled:

  1. It focuses on 20 key interventions to reduce MMR, IMR & Malnutrition
  2. Convergence in Service Delivery at habitation level Convergent Behavioural Change Communication (BCC) Monitoring of 20 key interventions Participation of SHGs & Village Organisations (VOs)
  3. Use of Maternal and Child Protection (MCP) card Synchronization.

Beneficiaries

Pregnant and Lactating women

Benefits

Under this scheme, Good nutrition is provided to children and also Health related facilities are provided.

How To Apply

Contact to District Rural Development Agency, Andhra Pradesh

Sponsored By

State

Ministry

Department of Women Development Child Welfare, Andhra Pradesh

Date of Launch

2012-13

Valid Upto

Information is not available

Status

Active

Sector

Girl



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