Arunachal launches ‘Dulari Kanya’ scheme to check infant mortality

Posted on:28 Jan 2017 09:35:52
Arunachal launches ‘Dulari Kanya’ scheme to check infant mortality
28 January 2017 Current Affairs: Arunachal Pradesh launched 'Dulari Kanya', a special scheme to check infant mortality in the state, on the occasion of the 68th Republic Day.

Governor V Shanmuganathan launched the scheme, under which the government will deposit Rs 20,000 in the bank account of a girl child, born in any government hospital. It would be paid along with the accrued interest after she attains 18 years of her age.

Terming it as a "visionary programme" of the state government, he said it would not only arrest infant mortality but also keep a track of all pregnant mothers so that they avail of pre-natal and ante-natal care in the government health centres and go for institutional deliveries. 

 

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