Govt. of Gujarat

Bal Sakha Yojana (BSY)

The Bal Sakha Yojana is started by Gujarat government (Health and Family Welfare Department) to make accessible expert care by private pediatrician to all BPL and tribal children born under the ambit (range) of the Chiranjeevi yojana or in Government Health care institution. It is also meant for all the children upto 1 month age identified at risk by Mamta Abhiyan and IMNCI trained health worker. Under this scheme, the pediatrician attends all eligible newborns at the place of birth and has to ensure their survival by providing early neonatal care including immunizations at birth, nutrition advice, etc

Benefits of Bal Sakha Yojana (BSY):

  • The Bal Sakha Yojana provides expert care to new born babies to ensure child health
  • Under this scheme, the pediatrician attends all eligible newborns at the place of birth and has to ensure their survival by providing early neonatal care including immunizations at birth, nutrition advice

Required eligibility and conditions for applying Bal Sakha Yojana (BSY):

  1. The children born private hospital or in government health care institution which running Chiranjeevi Yojana that child is eligible
  2. All new born babies belongs to BPL or APL and tribal category are eligible for Bal Sakha Yojana
  3. Middle class (with income limit of Rs. 2 lakh)
  4. Child who born at home, sub center or a PHC are eligible

Document required for applying Bal Sakha Yojana (BSY):

  1. The women required to have BPL or APL ration card
  2. Tribal certificate
  3. Authorization by local recognized authority
  4. Application form are available with hospital itself
  5. Income certificate of parents up upto Rs. 2 lakh

Whom to contact and where to contact:

  1. Women can contact to primary social worker ASHA present in all village and urban area
  2. Anganwadi centers
  3. Women can contact to District Development officer or Chief District Health Officer if she faces any obstacles while availing benefits

References & details:

  1. For more details regarding documents and other help please visit official website:  https://nrhm.gujarat.gov.in/bal-sakha-yojana.htm
  2. https://gujhealth.gov.in/bal-sakha-yojana.htm

 

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