Chiranjeevi Yojna for girls for the pregnant women belonging to below poverty line(BPL)

Ministry Of Women & Child Development, Gujarat


Description

This scheme is a State Sponsored Scheme by the Government Of Gujarat. This scheme is for the pregnant women belonging to below poverty line(BPL) It provides financial assistance as well as other health care assistance.

Sponsored By

State

Objective

The objectives of this scheme are as below:

To bridge the gap in availing services of obstetricians and gynecologist, in order to receive emergency obstetric care and institutional delivery in rural areas of the State.

It aims to use the potential of a large number of private gynecologists who would provide free yet quality services to poor pregnant women in return for predetermined capitation-based payment from the government.

The project envisioned that district level health officials would anchor and implement the project. For this, training in negotiation, consultation and networking were provided to the officials.

Eligibility

The following conditions should be fulfilled to avail the benefits under this scheme:

  1. The pregnant womens who are belonging to below poverty line(BPL).
  2. The BPL families that are unable to afford out-of-pocket costs incurred on travel to reach the healthcare facility center.

Beneficiaries

Pregnant women from economically backward families

Benefits

Financial assistance (Rs.200) is provided & also covers the out of pocket cost for the transportation along with the provision of Rs. 50 to the attendant. It also provides the financial assistance to the attendant for the loss of wages.

How To Apply

For more information, Cotact to : Women & Child Development Department

Block No. 9, 6th Floor,

New Sachivalaya, Gandhinagar.

Date of Launch

2005

Valid Upto

Status

Active

Sector

Women and Child



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