tribal development project has been initiated in 1992- 93.
Aim:- to reduce IMR / MMR in the 6 tribal districts viz Thane,
Nasik , Nadurbar, Amravati, Gadchiroli and Nanded.
Total 11 blocks from these districts have been selected for ITDP. The work is
looked after independently by an officer from IAS cadre.
Following Schemes are introduced for reducing IMR/MMR
1) Appointment of Pada Swayamsevaks.
2) Appointment of Hon Medical Officer.
3) Matrutwa Anudan Yojana.
4) Dai Meeting Scheme.
5) Examination of sick children by Pediatricians
6) Establishment of Pardiatric I.C.U.
7) Replacement of condemned PHC. Vehicles
8) Establishment of New RH/PHC.
9) Increase in Medicine grant of PHC (80000/PHC)
10) Increase in POL grant of PHC / PHU Vehicles.
11) Pre monsoon check of mothers and children (below 6 years) and
treatment to those who are ill.
12) Compensation for loss of daily wages which encourage the parents
to bring their sick children for necessary medical care. Also free diet
is given to the parent of sick child
It has been initiated in 1995-96 with the aim of reducing IMR and
MMR. Since the scheme is only for tribal area it is being implemented
in 15 tribal districts of Maharastra The area for Navsanjeevani
is selected by applying following criteria.
Where epidemics of gastro, cholera, Hepatitis
are reported frequently.
Where there is no communication available specially
in rainy seasons.
Where there is no existence of public distribution
From where recent infant deaths are reported.
Where anganwadi is not located.
In addition to the schemes mentioned in ITDP, following health
schemes are being monitored under Navasanjivani Yojana.
Supply of sufficient medicine and equipment to
rural health institutions.
Vacancies of medical and paramedical staff to
be filled in immediately.
Maintenance of vechiles in rural health institutions.
Water sample monitoring.
Regular examination of anganwadi children specially
grade III and grade IV.
Pediatrician and gynecologist are provided in high risk areas
Special action plan for health check up immunization and health related activites
Pre Monsoon Activities - : Accessibility in tribal area is a problem in monsoon season due to geographical situation of area & limited transport facilities. Hence it is planned to conduct Health check up Immunization / Nutritional assessment of all tribal Population in said area. Two rounds of examination are conducted during month of April & May follow up of examination & referral services are provided for at risk group. This activity is very much useful in preventing morbidity & mortality. General Information of Navsanjivani Area
Primary Health Centre
Primary Health Unit
To tackle these problems, Government of Maharashtra has developed
innovative scheme for tribal areas titled " Navsanjivani Yojana" and
is being implemented since 1st June 1995. The Major components
of this scheme are related to employment, health, nutrition, food
supply, various loan schemes and are implemented by various departments.
Important health related components of these schemes are provision of basic
health services and ensure safe drinking water supply. To achieve this plan
health department has developed master plan and is presently implementing following
Mobile Medical Squad -
172 Mobile Medical squads have been constituted with one Medical
Officer with a vehicle and para Medical staff to go to to each
and every village and hamlet to identify malnourished and sick
children and provide medical health at their homes and if required
also shift them to the nearest help center.
Appropriate medical treatment or intensified food supplementation
is given to all children. The end of January 2012 there are 162 appointed. Expenditure Rs.110.47 January 2012.
Matutva Anudan Yojana
In these 15 districts a pregnant women is paid Rs.400/- in cash
for visiting health center for Antenatal check up and also medicine
worth Rs.400/- is provided during her visit which ensure a better
check up and helps to reduce maternal and Neonatal morbidity
and mortality. This Scheme is applicable to tribal women having
current pregnancy and live two issues. The year 2011-12 upto January 2012 there were 78599 beneficiaries. Expenditure Rs.415.93 January 2012..
Regular re-orientation of trained Dais and untrained also being carried by organized
quarterly meetings of Dais at sub centre level - Dai Meetings have organized in 6222 sub
centers during March 2011. From January 2012 Total Dai Meetings have organized 2067. Expenditure Rs.9.91 January 2012..
In the tribal areas Govt. has established 37 Pediatric ICUs in tribal districts..
Warm rooms in PHCs
Warm rooms are made available in 156 PHCs to take care of premature,
low birth weight and hypothermic children
To maintain the warmth of premature, low birth weight and hypothermic
child, 18,165 Thermocol Boxes have been supplied in 15 tribal
districts and use of theses are made by pada volunteers, anganwadi
workers, ANM and trained dias etc.
Compensation for loss of daily wages.
When a tribal sick child is brought to rural hospital for PHC by
mother or father, Rs. 40/- per day is paid to parent of sick child
so as to compensate their loss of daily wages which encourage the
parents to bring their sick children for necessary medical care.
Also free diet is given to the parent of sick child
Water Quality Monitoring.
Water samples are collected from all the water sources used for
drinking in the village per month and are tested at public health
laboratory for bacterial contamination and results are communicated
to concerned Gram Panchayat through PHC for further necessary