Tag: Janani Suraksha Yojana

Job Openings – Video Volunteers India

 
/ September 4, 2009

Openings at Video Volunteers India Video Volunteers India, based in Goa, is looking to fill several positions to help lead our organization into the next phase. VV is a media and human rights NGO that is growing and changing along with the media and social change space in India. We...

Ordeal of a pregnant woman

 
/ February 9, 2017

It has been a long, long haul for Ranjana, and she is quieted by exhaustion and apprehension in equal parts. This is the second hospital she has been admitted to that day and both have treated her with superb disdain, making her wait for hours together, refusing to give her...

Ordeal of a pregnant woman

 
/ January 12, 2017

It has been a long, long haul for Ranjana, and she is quieted by exhaustion and apprehension in equal parts. This is the second hospital she has been admitted to that day and both have treated her with superb disdain, making her wait for hours together, refusing to give her...

Impact: Mothers & Nurses get their due payment from health department after 3 years

 
/ July 22, 2016

A snoring health department in Dhanbad district was awoken from its three-year slumber of non-payment by Halima Ejaj, a soft-spoken woman in Jharkhand in March. Under the Janani Suraksha Yojana, a mother having an institutional delivery in a government hospital is paid Rs. 1,400, while the Sahiya, the government appointed...

70 Women Await Maternal Health Cash Incentives

 
/ July 13, 2015

Indira village, Hazaribag district, Jharkhand | Chunnu Hansda 70 women have not received cash incentives of Rs 1400 that they are entitled to under the Janani Suraksha Yojana. The JSY focusses on encouraging women to deliver at state-run health facilities by providing free of cost health care and cash incentives....

Horrors Unfold as Doctors Remain Absent

 
/ April 11, 2014

In Padariya village of Raisen Block, Madhya Pradesh, there is a Health Centre was built for a population of 700 people. The community celebrated the inauguration that took place on 20th of September in 2012. Two years later, this same community is now beyond frustration; on almost every occasion they...

Pushing for Better Maternal Health Facilities

 
/ December 27, 2013

“When I was about deliver my son, I had to hire a private car to take me and bring me back from the hospital. The same situation occurred when my daughter was about to be born. This time I paid Rs.800 for the car. The ambulance didn’t come”, says a...