Health and Family Welfare Department , Purulia


Tribal Health Project

This project is mainly focused on Sabar & Bihore community in 10 selected Blocks in Purulia – Baghmundi, Balarampur, Jhalda, Bandwan, Barabazar, Manbazar-II, Manbazar-I, Hura, Puncha, Purulia-I. These 10 Blocks chattered services in 171 villages in 51 Sub-Centre area.
Focus :-
  1. Provide integrated and quality public health care service.
  2. Assess the unmet needs of RCH services in different tribal communities.
  3. Promote community participation and intersectoral co-ordination.
  4. Develop 1st referral services and tackling emergencies.
  5. Training of the local tribal persons/TBAs to act as link volunteers in the block / SC areas.
Strategy :-

Weekly mobile & out reach clinics are to be organized at the Sub-centre level engaging one M.O & Health Staff within the catchments.

This Programme was launched in Purulia in September,2007.




Voucher Scheme

The Voucher Scheme is a demand – side financing/targeted subsidy scheme designed to ensure availability of free transportation for institutional delivery for the poor and vulnerable families. Under the scheme, the eligible beneficiaries do not have to pay for the transportation for institutional delivery, but can avail the Ambulance services to and from the health institution in lieu of a voucher used by the mother.

This Scheme is expected to be implemented in June’09.




Ayushmati Scheme

In this scheme, SC, ST & BPL pregnant mothers can avail free medical services form accredited health facilities. The beneficiaries will get the following services free of cost from the accredited health facility –


In Purulia only one health facility, The Leprosy Mission has been accredited under this scheme for providing services.


Long Lasting Bed Net Distribution among Pregnant Women


a).        Jhalda – I
b).        Jhalda – II
c).        Bagmundi
d).        Arsha




(Source: C.M.O.H Purulia)