Monday, May 14, 2018

Govt allots Rs 34 crore for maternity benefit plan

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The state government has sanctioned Rs 34.34 crore for the maternity benefit programme for pregnant women and lactating mothers in the state. Health minister K K Shailaja said that mothers on their first delivery would get Rs 5,000 under this scheme and it would benefit 1.42 lakh mothers in the state. The scheme would help them reduce the effects of under-nutrition. Read More