The scheme entitles all pregnant women delivering in public health institutions to an absolutely free and no expense delivery including C- section.

All expenses are borne by the government.

A pregnant woman is also entitled to free transport from home to the government health facility.

Entitlements include free drugs and consumables, free diagnostic, free blood, free diet up to 3 days for normal delivery and 7 days for C-section.

Similar entitlements have been put in place for all sick newborns accessing public health institutions for healthcare till 30 days after birth.

It also provides for free transport from home to institution, between facilities in case of a referral and drop back home.

This initiative will also help in reducing maternal and infant mortality and morbidity.