Many schemes related to health have been implemented by the government. How to register for Ayushman Bharat Yojana, Abha Card? etc. health plan is made. 12,00,000 babies are born in Gujarat every year and many mothers die during this process of pregnancy and childbirth. Malnutrition and lack of adequate essential health care for mothers and children are major determinants of maternal and child health. Thousands of children in the state die before reaching their first birthday due to poor neonatal development status, lack of adequate and timely care and poor nutrition. These are serious maternal and child health issues and require immediate attention. Schemes like Mahila Swalamban Yojana, National Child Health Programme, Gujarat Widow Assistance Yojana are run by the Ministry of Women and Child Development. In today’s article we will get detailed information about Bal Sakha Scheme.
Bal Sakha Yojana 2023
The state of Gujarat has already implemented various schemes like Chiranjeevi Yojana, Bal Bhog Yojana, Poushti Aya Yojana with Vitamins (Vitamin Yuk Nashan Ahar), Kanya Kelavani Yatra to save precious lives of mothers and children, fight malnutrition, take care of primary education. Especially the education of the girl child. However, efforts and redoubled energies need to be consolidated to attack the evils of maternal and child mortality.
All babies born to BPL mothers in the state (around 3,00,000 births per year) will be covered for neonatal care by participating paediatricians including care in their Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (Level 2) at no cost to the beneficiary. . After initiation and stabilization of the scheme, the scheme may be extended to cover all infants up to one year. As on Oct-09 284 private paediatricians have been registered and 31151 newborns attended under Bal Sakha Yojana.
Name of the scheme: Bal Sakha Yojana
Name of Department: Health, Family and Welfare Department
Sub Division Name: Local Anganwadi
The language: of the article is Gujarati and English
Beneficiary Eligibility: BPL Card Holder
The assistance available under the scheme is: Rs. 7,000/- Daily Allowance (07 days a week)
Which caste people can apply?: Not applicable.
Application Procedure: Contact the nearest Anganwadi.
Official Website: https://nhm.gujarat.gov.in/bal-sakha-yojana.htm
Benefit available under the scheme
Babies born with low birth weight are referred to NICs by pediatricians in private hospitals. If they are admitted to the U for treatment, the state government will bear the cost of treatment of these children and accommodation of their mother or a relative along with Rs 7000 per day or Rs 49000 for seven days.