Bal Sakha Yojana 2023: The government has implemented numerous health-related programs. How to Register for Ayushman Bharat Yojana, Abha Card, and Other Health Plans? Every year, 12,00,000 infants are born in Gujarat, and many moms die during the pregnancy and birthing process. Malnutrition and a lack of access to basic health care for women and children are key risk factors for maternal and child health. Thousands of children die before reaching their first birthday in the state as a result of poor neonatal development, a lack of proper and timely care, and inadequate nutrition. These are major maternal and child health issues that must be addressed immediately.
The Ministry of Women and Child Development administers programs such as the Mahila Swalamban Yojana, the National Child Health Programme, and the Gujarat Widow Assistance Yojana. In today’s article, we will learn more about the Bal Sakha Yojana 2023 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 the 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 pediatricians 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 for up to one year. As of 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
Benefits 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.