Financial assistance given to ten women
NAGAPATTINAM: A Health Mela was organised here at Kothankudi village in Thalainayar here under the MPLADS on Monday.
The Health Mela organised under the MPLADS Scheme witnessed distribution of post-natal entitlement of Rs.3,000 each to 10 women under the Muthulakshmi Reddy maternity fund,
The scheme envisages a maternity assistance of Rs.6,000 to women in two instalments during pre-natal and post-natal stage.
Speaking on the occasion, A.K.S. Vijayan, MP, Nagapattinam, stated that over 447 medical camps have been set up and over 4.20 lakh people have been provided with medial care. Under the Muthulakshmi Reddy maternity fund, over 20,124 women have been provided with Rs.6,000 each to the tune of Rs.12.07 crore.
Further, under the scheme for free heart surgeries for students, Rs.31.72 lakh has been expended to provide cardiac treatment for over 60 girls and boys, Mr.Vijayan said,
V. Vairamani, Deputy Director, Health, was among those present.