Odisha Government Three New Health Schemes – Complete Details
New Health Schemes – The State Government of Odisha led by the Hon’ble Chief Minister of Odisha Shri Naveen Patnayak has launched three new health schemes in order to develop the healthcare delivery in the state. These health schemes are named as SAMPURNA scheme, ASHA KALYAN Yojana and NHM Employees’ Welfare Fund.
Details of New Health Schemes
The Sampurna Scheme was launched for providing the benefits to the pregnant women in inaccessible areas of the state whereas the Asha Kalyan Yojana is launched for providing the health benefits to the ASHA health workers.
Under this scheme, each pregnant woman, whom the 108 or 102 ambulances cannot reach, would be provided an assistance of Rs 1000 so that they won’t be carried by their kin through different means. The assistance amount will be directly credited to the account of the pregnant women.
Under this scheme, about 60,000 pregnant women from 6853 villages of the Odisha will be provided benefits.
Asha Kalyan Yojana
The State Government of Odisha has also launched the Asha Kalyan Yojana for providing the health benefits to the 47,000 ASHA health workers. Under Asha Kalyan Yojana, each health worker will be provided a monthly incentive of Rs 1000 each. There will also be the provision of a one-time honorarium of Rs 10,000 to a serving Asha worker on attaining the age of 60 years, provision for the compensation of Rs 1 lakh for death, enhanced compensation for permanent disability up to Rs 1 lakh and support under Asha Education Programme.
Read More: List of Odisha Government Schemes 2017
NHM Employees’ Welfare Fund Scheme
Under the NHM Employees’ Welfare Fund Scheme launched by the state government, a compensation of up to Rs 6 lakh for death or permanent disability above 80%, and compensation up to Rs 2.5 lakh for partial disability is provided. Besides this, this scheme also provides for reimbursement of the cost of medical expenses up to Rs 3 lakh a year for a critical health condition.
Besides this, CM Patnaik had made a declaration that the state government will up 10-bedded Day Care Centres for diagnosis and treatment of blood-related diseases at Balasore DHH, Kandhamal DHH and Rourkela Government Hospital in the current fiscal year.