Janani Suraksha Yojana(JSY) is a safe motherhood intervention under the National Rural Health Mission(NRHM) being implemented with the objective of reducing maternal and neo-natal mortality by promoting institutional delivery among the poor pregnant women. JSY integrates cash assistance with delivery and post-delivery care. The success of the scheme would be determined by the increase in institutional delivery among the poor families.
The scheme provides cash assistance to mothers who have delivered in Government Health Institutions and accredited Pvt. Hospitals.