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Government of India
Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
11-August-2015 13:19 IST
Assistance to Beneficiaries Registered under Janani Suraksha Yojna (JSY)

As per the records, the total number of Janani Suraksha Yojana (JSY) beneficiaries since (inception) 2005 is 8, 37, 19, 668 in the country

As per the records, the total number of Janani Suraksha Yojana (JSY) beneficiaries since (inception) 2005 is 8, 37, 19, 668 in the country. Under the Janani Suraksha Yojana, DBT mode of payment was rolled out in a phased manner i.e. in 43 districts with effect from 01.04.2013, in 78 more districts with effect from 01.07.2013 and extended to all the districts across the country with effect from 1.04.2015.  DBT payment under JSY is made through Public Finance Management System (PFMS) directly into the Aadhaar linked bank account of the beneficiary or through core banking solution. Details of amount disbursed through DBT mode i.e. Aadhaar linked bank account or through core banking solutions as per PFMS generated report since the launch of the initiative i.e. on 1.4.2013 is as follows:-

JSY payment through PFMS (in rupees)

Aadhaar based payments

Payment through Core

Banking Solution

Total

 

5,53,35,874

171,84,65,628

177,38,01,502

 

An amount of Rs. 5868.45 crore has been provided as financial support to the States/UTs during the last three years namely, 2012-13, 2013-14 and 2014-15 for implementation of JSY program throughout the country.  The scheme provides for financial incentive to the beneficiary for institutional delivery. However, it also provides incentive for home delivery only to BPL category mothers.  The scheme also provides for financial incentive to ASHA (Accredited Social Health Activists) for motivating JSY beneficiary for institutional delivery.  In view of this, there is no requirement of technical support for implementation of JSY scheme. 

The Health Minister, Shri J P Nadda stated this in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha here today.

 

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