Enhancement of Salaries to ASHA Workers from 3000 to Rs 10000

Government of Andhra Pradesh is planning to Enhancement of Salaries to ASHA Workers from 3000 to Rs 10000.

ASHA for initiating the training on an urgent basis. A provision of performance based incentive to be given to ASHAs who trained on malaria for making blood slide, performing rapid diagnostic test kits for malaria and treating patient with appropriate anti malarials by norms in two districts:- (i) for making blood slide from suspected malaria case and sending to PHC Lab: Rs.5/- per slide; (ii) for getting back report of positive malaria case from laboratory and treating patients: Rs.50/- per patient; (iii) for treating rapid diagnostic test kits positive case with appropriate anti-malarials: Rs.20/- per patient; (iv) for performing RDT: No incentive. (

As many as 10,63,670 ASHAs and ASHA Facilitators were also covered under Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana (PMJJBY) and Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana. The government had then also announced an increase in routine and recurring incentives from Rs 1000 per month to Rs 2000 per month to benefit 10,22,265 ASHAs. The increase in honorarium for nearly 27,00,000 Anganwadi Workers/Anganwadi Helpers were also announced.

In October 2018, the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) had approved an increase in supervisory visit charges for ASHA Facilitators from Rs 250 per visit to Rs 300 per visit for 2018-2019 to 2019- 2020. The hike benefitted over 40,000 workers.

for training of ASHA workers on urgent basis (maximum amount to be paid to ASHA would be Rs.200/- in a month) as per the norms prescribed by the Directorate, NVBDCP in the two districts i.e. Visakhapatnam and East Godavari.

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