Odisha Government launched ‘Sampurna Yojana’

Pregnant WomanOn 24th September 2017, Odisha Government launched ‘Sampurna (Sishu Abond Matru Mrityuhara Purna Nirakaran Abhijan) Yojna’ scheme for pregnant women, in Odisha. Under the ‘Sampurna Yojana’ scheme Odisha government will provide Rs.1,000 as transport cost for pregnant women to travel to the hospital from inaccessible areas arranging their own vehicles. This schemes covers villages where 102, 108 ambulances or four-wheeler vehicles cannot reach. The government has launched this scheme to increase institutional deliveries in order to reduce Infant Mortality Rate (IMR) and Mother Mortality Rate (MMR). The Odisha Government has planned to spend Rs.6 crore per year on this scheme.