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Janani suraksha yojana (JSY)

Janani Suraksha Yojana (JSY) The Yojana, launched on 12th April 2005. the goal is to offer safe motherhood intervention under the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) being implemented with the objective of reducing maternal and neo–natal mortality by promoting institutional delivery among the poor pregnant women. The JSY, which falls under the overall umbrella of National Rural Health Mission covers all pregnant women belonging to households below the poverty line, above 19 years of age and up to two live births.

Janani suraksha yojana (JSY)
While the NMBS was connected with providing a better diet for pregnant women from below poverty line (BPL) families, the JSY integrates help in the form of cash with antenatal care during pregnancy period, institutional care during delivery as well as post–partum care. This is provided by field level health workers through a system of coordinated care and health centres.
  • Identify pregnant woman as a beneficiary of the scheme and report or facilitate registration for ANC
  • Support the pregnant woman to obtain necessary certifications wherever necessary,
  • Provide and / or help the women in getting at least three ANC checkups including TT injections, IFA tablets,
  • Identify a efficient Government health centre or an accredited private health institution for referral and delivery,
  • Counsel for institutional delivery,
  • Accompany the beneficiary women to the pre–determined health center and stay with her till the woman is discharged,
  • Organize to immunize the newborn till the age of 14 weeks,
  • Inform about the birth or death of the child or mother to the ANM/MO,
  • Post natal visit within 7 days of delivery to track mother’s health after delivery and facilitate in obtaining care, wherever essential,
  • Counsel for initiation of breastfeeding to the newborn within one–hour of delivery and its continuance till 3–6 months and promote family planning.
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Janani suraksha yojana (JSY)

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