Consider the following statements in relation to Janani Suraksha Yojana: 

1. It is a safe motherhood intervention of the State Health Departments.
2. Its objective is to reduce maternal and neonatal mortality among poor pregnant women.
3. It aims to promote institutional delivery among poor pregnant women.
4. Its objective includes providing public health facilities to sick infants up to one year of age.
How many of the statements given above are correct?
(a) Only one
(b) Only two
(c) Only three
(d) All four

The correct statements in relation to Janani Suraksha Yojana are:

  • 2. Its objective is to reduce maternal and neonatal mortality among poor pregnant women.
  • 3. It aims to promote institutional delivery among poor pregnant women.

Janani Suraksha Yojana is a safe motherhood intervention under the National Health Mission. The scheme integrates cash assistance with delivery and post-delivery care. All pregnant women delivering in government health centers are eligible for cash assistance under the JSY.

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