Saving for a secure future

Soochna Seva Kendras have been established across five districts in five states to act as a one-stop hub for people who want to seek information about government schemes and entilements. One day, when Dhanna Ram, a 58-year-old tailor from Rani Gaon panchayat in Uttar Pradesh, heard about Soocha Seva from one of his neighbours, he…

Proving the power of RTI

Twenty-five-year-old Kunti Devi had received a cheque worth Rs. 2,000 under the Janani Suraksha Yojana in 2014 when she was pregnant. However, her husband and her had no knowledge of how to encash a cheque and receive the money entitled to them. And so, the cheque simply gathered dust in their cupboard for a year,…

Ensuring a healthy delivery

Fifty-year-old Kamala Devi gave birth to a baby girl at Rani Gaon panchayat in Uttar Pradesh under the Janani Suraksha Scheme, which provides institutional support to beneficiaries.  And this was made possible by the assistance of the local Soochna Seva team. “They came to my house when I was three months pregnant. Once I was…