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Journal of Preventive Medicine and Holistic Health

Evaluation of Janani Surksha Yojana (JSY) in Non-tribal Block of Nashik District of Maharashtra

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Author Details: Ashok J Vankudre, Almale Balaji D, Tryambake Rajendra

Volume : 1

Issue : 2

Online ISSN : 2454-6712

Print ISSN : 2454-6704

Article First Page : 96

Article End Page : 98


Introduction: Janani Suraksha Yojana scheme was launched on 12th April 2005 with the aim to reduce maternal and neonatal mortality through promotion of institutional deliveries. Mother as well as health worker (ASHA) were given monetary benefit on institutional delivery. Main Focus is on women below poverty line. It comes under purview of National Rural Health mission. Present study was done to evaluate status of Janani Suraksha Yojana scheme implementation in non-tribal block of Nashik district.
Methodology: Of total 15 blocks of Nashik district single block was randomly selected. All 105 Primary Health Centres and 578 subcentres were screened for JSY implementation scheme. Data was obtained from JSY card at subcentres in period of 2013 – 14. Beneficiaries as well as health care workers of respective centres were interviewed.
Result: Total 1557 beneficiaries were registered for JSY in 2013 – 14. Maximum belonged to Scheduled Cast (21%) and Scheduled Tribe (57%) section. Auxiliary Nurse Midwives (ANM) was main promoting worker (82%) for JSY in this block. Fifty two percent registered beneficiaries delivered at sub centre level. Almost 99 % beneficiaries received financial support of Rs.700.

Key words: Janani Suraksha Yojana, Beneficiary, ASHA, ANM