District Collector Gaurav Uppal informed that government has introduced KCR Kits to reduce bring down the mother and infant mortality.
On Tuesday, the Collector distributed KCR Kits to women beneficiaries at government district hospital in Nalgonda.
Speaking on the occasion, Uppal said so far, 7,450 kits have been distributed to the beneficiaries. After the introduction of KCR Kits, the institutional deliveries in government hospitals have increased from 27 per cent to 51 per cent, he added.
Stating that KCR Kits contains 15 items useful to both mother and infant, he said Rs 13,000 in case of birth of baby girl and Rs 12,000 in case of birth of baby boy was being credited to respective mothers’ bank accounts. He advised the doctors and other medical staff to promote KCR Kits in public extensively and get feedback from the beneficiaries.
Hospital Superintendent Dr Narsing Rao, District Industries Centre General Manager Koteshwar Rao, beneficiaries and hospital staff took part in the programme.