Kasturba Poshan Sahay Yojana (KPSY) for women belonging to below poverty line(BPL), Gujarat

Ministry Of Women and Child Development, Gujarat


Description

Under this scheme, the financial assistance is given to the pregnant women belonging to below poverty line(BPL). This scheme has been initiated in order to achieve the goals i.e. to ensure safe motherhood and institutional deliveries, to reduce the morbidity and mortality.

Objective

The objective of this scheme are as below:

  • To ensure safe motherhood and institutional deliveries (i.e deliveries should be at the Government Hospitals Or at respective well-facilitated Hospitals) to pregnant women from the grassroots level.
  • To reduce the morbidity and mortality that is linked to malnutrition and Anemia in the entire State of Gujarat for BPL mothers.
  • Conditional cash transfer is a nutrition intervention which shall ensure the coverage of services, access to nutritious food and micronutrient supplement during the vital period of pregnancy.

Eligibility

Pregnant women belonging to below poverty line.

Beneficiaries

Pregnant women from BPL families.

Benefits

The benefits under this scheme are summarised as below:

  1. The total of Rs. 2100/- is given to the beneficiaries periodically in three stages. The pregnant women will be eligible for the followings

    1st installment of Rs.700/- is given at the end of the first-trimester subject to early registration in Mamta Divas.

    2nd installment of Rs.700/- is given within one week of delivery in Government institution or Chiranjeevi Yojana facility.

    The financial assistance of Rs.700/- is given to mother of the infant for nutrition support after completion of full immunization schedule in Mamta Diwas ending with Measles Vaccination along with Vitamin A after 9 months and before infant completes 12 months.

How To Apply

Sponsored By

State

Ministry

Women & Child Development Department, Gujarat

Date of Launch

29-February-2012

Valid Upto

Information is not available

Status

Active

Sector

Women and Child



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