Janani Shishu Suraksha Karyakaram

JananiShishuSurakshaKaryakram (JSSK) is the national initiative to guarantee zero expenses deliveries and zero expenditure treatment of sick new born in public health institutions alongwith the provision of free transport to and from. The initiative was launched on 1st June, 2011 by Smt. Sonia Gandhi, Chairperson, NAC from Mewat, Haryana.

Eliminating out-of-pocket expenses for families of pregnant women and sick newborns in government health facilities.                                                                                       

Free and cashless delivery from the time of first diagnosis of pregnancy including Free C-section

Free drugs and consumables
Free diagnostics
Free provision of blood
Free diet during stay in health institutions
a) Up to 3 days for normal delivery
b) 7 days for Caesarean sections
Free transport
a) Home to health institution
b) Between health institutions in case of referral
c) Drop back home after delivery
Exemption from all kinds of user charges, including for seeking hospital care up to 6 weeks post delivery (for post natal complications)

Extended to all antenatal & post natal complications of pregnancy