Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Abhiyan or Yojana or Scheme (PMSMA) is a new program launched by Narendra Modi Government on June 9, 2016. The scheme has been launched with the objective of boosting the health care facilities for the pregnant women, especially the poor women in our society. Poor pregnant women will go through various tests including blood pressure, sugar level, weight, hemoglobin test, blood test etc.
Under the Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Abhiyan, the pregnant ladies will be provided free health check-up and required proper cure for free on 9th of every month. The scheme is specially made for pregnant women to provide them all health facilities in the all Government hospitals across the country.
Objectives of PMSMA
– To provide a healthy life to the pregnant women.
– Lowering the maternity mortality rate.
– Making pregnant women aware of their health issues/diseases.
– Making sure safe delivery and healthy life of the baby
Main features of Surakshit Matritva Abhiyan
1.The scheme is applicable only for the pregnant women.
2.The free checkup will take place on 9th of every month.
3.All kinds of medical checkups under this scheme will be completely free
4.Tests will took place at the medical centers, government and private hospitals and private clinics across the country.
5.Women will be marked differently based on their health problems so that doctors can easily detect the problem.
The scheme is applicable only to the women in their pregnancy period of 3 to 6 months. The women who are not fromm urban areas and belong to semi urban, poor and rural areas will be given preferences under the Surakshit Matritva Abhiyan.