Woman delivers baby on road in Koraput district


The government claims crores of rupees are being spent to ensure safe motherhood. A woman of Gujiaguda under Dasmantpur block in Koraput district delivered a baby on the road without any medical help.

Family members called for an Ambulance over phone, no ambulance turned up.

Even 102 ambulance perating under Janani Suraksha Yojana (JSY) failed to reach the patient in time. With no alternative, she decided to go to medical by walking and suffered from severe labour pain midway.

Later, both the mother and the newborn were taken to the Dasmantpur health centre. The condition of the mother and her baby is stated to be normal.

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Koraput district