Tuesday, 9 December 2014

Janani Suraksha Yojana Janani Suraksha Yojana (JSY)

Janani Suraksha Yojana Janani Suraksha Yojana (JSY)

Key Features
  • It integrates cash assistance with delivery and post-delivery care The Yojana has identified ASHA, the accredited social health activist as an effective link between the Government and the poor pregnant women
  • Rs. 600/- / Rs. 700/- by cheque is given to pregnant women to promote institutional delivery in case she is a resident of Urban / Rural area

The Street Vendors (Protection of Livelihood and Regulation of Street Vending) Bill, 2012

Highlights of the Bill
  • The Bill aims to protect the livelihood rights of street vendors as well as regulate street vending through demarcation of vending zones, conditions for and restrictions on street vending.
  • Any person intending to undertake street vending needs to register with the Town Vending Committee (TVC).  He may then apply for a vending certificate that will be issued based on various criteria.  

Parliament’s Role in Financial Oversight