The janani suraksha yojna (JYS) scheme introduce by central government (ministry of family and welfare) under the overall umbrella of National Rural Health Mission (NRHM). The scheme JSY is especially launched for poor and pregnant women, who are not financially strong and form BPL family. The main objective/goal of this scheme is to provide cash assistance, better diet before and after birth of child, pre and post pregnancy care and to increase mortality rate. It also aims to decrease the neo-natal and maternal deaths.
Benefits of Janani Suraksha Yojana
- Medical and financial help for the pregnant women.
- Pre delivery and post delivery care for the mother and child.
- Maternal Mortality rate will decrease. Means on infant/child will dead after delivery
- Cash assistance to the poor pregnant women. Cash assistance will be given in following way. It is classified in two ways.
- LPS (low performing state)
- HPS (high performing state)
Eligibility for getting benefits of Janani Suraksha Yojana
- Beneficiary must be a BPL (below poverty line) holder, means beneficiary must have BPL card or ration card.
- In case of SC/ST benefits will be given to all pregnant women including non BPL.
- The age of register mother should not be less than 19 year.
- The benefits should be given to beneficiary up to two living children.
Document required for Janani Suraksha Yojana
- Ration card (BPL/APL).
- Bank passbook.
- Aadhar card.
- Respective scheme card (like RajivGandhi Jeevandayee Arogya Yojana).
Whom to contact and where to contact
- Primarily need to get in the contact with ASHA (Accredited Social Health Activists) which establish link between community and the health system. ASHA is the first port call for any health related demand of particular section epically for women, child.
- Second is primary health sub-center are there according rural population.
- Third primary health center are available at Taluka level.
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