‘3,500 women benefit from Himachal’s Janani Express’

SHIMLA- More than 3,500 mothers and their newborns in Himahcal have benefitted in two months under the Janani Express-102 scheme. The scheme, launched Nov 15, 2014, offers free drop-back facility to promote institutional deliveries and for reducing the infant mortality and maternal mortality rate. Himachal Pradesh is among the few states that have launched the scheme under Janani Shishu Surksha Karyakram, an initiative of the union ministry of health and family welfare.~ IANS

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