Janani Suraksha Yojana

India

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New Delhi, February 07, 2020 :

Janani Suraksha Yojana (JSY) is being implemented all over the country.

The details of the financial assistance given to the eligible beneficiaries in rural and urban areas is as follows:

Category Rural

area

(Rs.)

Urban

area

(Rs.)

Eligibility
Financial Assistance for Institutional Delivery
Low Performing States(LPS)  1400 1000 Available to all women regardless of age and number of children for delivery in government /private accredited health facilities.
High Performing States(HPS)   700   600 Available only to BPL/SC/ST women regardless of age and number of children for delivery in government /private accredited health facilities.
Financial Assistance for Home Delivery
Low Performing States(LPS) 500 500 Available only to BPL women who prefer to deliver at home regardless of age and number of children.
HighPerforming States(HPS) 500 500

The details of amount allocated during the last three years year-wise and the number of persons who have benefitted from it is as under:-

(i) The amount of funds allocated for the said scheme during last three years is as follows:

Year Rs. in Crores
2016-17 1957.04
2017-18 1994.36
2018-19 1976.23

(ii) The number of persons benefited through this scheme during last three years is as follows:

Year  

In lakhs

2016-17 104.59
2017-18 110.21
2018-19 100.41

The Minister of State (Health and Family Welfare), Sh Ashwini Kumar Choubey stated this in a written reply in the Lok Sabha here today.

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