Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Abhiyan or Yojana is a new initiative of the Narendra Modi
Government launched 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.
Under the Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Abhiyan, the pregnant ladies will be given free health
check-up and required treatment for free on 9th of every month. The scheme will be applicable for
pregnant women to avail in all Government hospitals across the country.
Objectives of Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Abhiyan
Normally, when a women gets pregnant, she suffers from various kinds of diseases and health issues
such as blood pressure, high sugar and hormonal diseases. The scheme thus will provide free checkup
to the pregnant women assuring their good health and birth of a healthy child.
Below are some of the main objectives of the scheme.
– 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