Janani Shishu Suraksha Karyakram (JSSK)

Date : 01/06/2011 - 01/11/2020 | Sector: Rural and urban area

JSSK entitles all pregnant women delivering in public health institutions to absolutely free and no expense delivery including Caesarean section. Under this scheme, pregnant women are entitled to free drugs and consumables, free diagnostics, free blood wherever required, and free diet upto 3 days for normal delivery and 7 days for C-Section.

In view of the difficulty being faced by the pregnant women and parents of sick new- born along-with high out of pocket expenses incurred by them on delivery and treatment of sick- new-born, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) has taken a major initiative to evolve a consensus on the part of all States to provide completely free and cashless services to pregnant women including normal deliveries and caesarean operations and sick new born (up to 30 days after birth) in Government health institutions in both rural and urban areas.

The following are the Free Entitlements for pregnant women:

  • Free and cashless delivery
  • Free C-Section
  • Free drugs and consumables
  • Free diagnostics
  • Free diet during stay in the health institutions
  • Free provision of blood
  • Exemption from user charges
  • Free transport from home to health institutions
  • Free transport between facilities in case of referral
  • Free drop back from Institutions to home after 48hrs stay

 

The following are the Free Entitlements for Sick newborns till 30 days after birth.This has now been expanded to cover sick infants:

  • Free treatment
  • Free drugs and consumables
  • Free diagnostics
  • Free provision of blood
  • Exemption from user charges
  • Free Transport from Home to Health Institutions
  • Free Transport between facilities in case of referral
  • Free drop Back from Institutions to home

 

 

Beneficiary:

All pregnant women

Benefits:

Free and cashless services to pregnant women including normal deliveries and caesarean operations and sick new born (up to 30 days after birth) in Government health institutions in both rural and urban areas.

How To Apply

Apply from Directorate of Health and Family Welfare