Haryana has recorded 91.2 percent institutional deliveries during this year till March as against 89.10 per cent in 2015

Chandigarh, July 12- Haryana has recorded 91.2 percent institutional deliveries during this year till March as against 89.10 per cent in 2015.
This was revealed in a meeting of Governing body of State Health Society, National Health Mission, presided over by Haryana Chief Secretary Mr. D.S. Dhesi here.
While reviewing the functioning of the State Health Society, it was informed that 28 First Referral Units are performing cesarean  sections at Government Health facilities.
The Central Government has approved resource envelope of Rs. 309.57 crore of National Health Mission for Haryana for the financial year 2016-17. Also, Programme Implementation Plan (PIP) of Rs 610.04 crore has been forwarded to the Central Government to cover a number of aspects including maternal and child health, family planning, adolescent health, Rashtriya Bal Swasthya Karyakram, human resources and training.
It is also informed in the meeting that under Janani Suraksha Yojana (JSY) state plan assistance of Rs. 1500 is being provided to pregnant woman belonging to Scheduled Caste families for delivery in the health institutions. During 2015-16 as many as 40,740 beneficiaries were given incentive under this scheme.
Haryana Government had established 22 Special Newborn Care Units (SNCU), 66 New Born Stabilizing Units (NBSU) and 318 New Born Care Corners under Child Health Programme. During the financial year 2015-16 24,280 newborn were admitted in SNCUs.
He said that there were 375 ambulances in all districts of the State under National Ambulance Service Scheme. These included 259 Basic Life Support Ambulances, 34 Patient Transport Ambulances, 34 Kilkari and 48 Advance Life Support Ambulances.
It was also informed that nine Mobile Medical Units are running in the state to provide essential services in underserved and un-served areas. He said that all Mobile Medical Units are being tracked through GPS. As many as 25 villages have been identified in each district with population of 3000 or more to be covered by Mobile Medical Units.
Those present in the meeting included Additional Chief Secretary (ACS), Public Works (Building and Roads), Mr Hardeep Kumar,  ACS, Health, Mr. P. K. Mahapatra, ACS, Finance and Planning, Mr. Sanjeev Kaushal, ACS, Public Health Engineering, Mr. Alok Nigam, Principal Secretary, Environment, Mr. S.N. Roy, Principal Secretary, Urban Local Bodies, Mr. Anil Kumar and other senior officers of various departments.