Odisha Nai Pahal Scheme 2024: Wedding Kits to Newly Married Couples

Odisha Nai Pahal Scheme 2024 Registration | Nai Pahal Scheme Odisha Eligibility, Benefits & Required Documents | Get Wedding Kits under Nai Pahal Scheme – Recently a new scheme has been started by the Odisha State Government, which is named Nai Pahal Scheme. Through this scheme newly married young couples of the state will be encouraged to adopt proper family planning as part of population control initiative. Under the Odisha Nai Pahal Scheme 2024 the state government will provide a “Wedding Kit” to the newlyweds as a gift. Today, through this article, we will share with you all the necessary information related to Odisha Nai Pahal Scheme, such as:- purpose, benefits, process of getting wedding kit etc. [Also Read- Mukhyamantri Karma Tatpara Abhiyan: Mukta Yojana Online Registration]

Odisha Nai Pahal Scheme 2024

Various schemes are being operated by the Central and State Governments to make citizens aware of the increasing population in India. In this direction, the Odisha government has also started a new scheme named Nai Pahal Scheme. Through this scheme the newlyweds of the state will be made aware and motivated to adopt temporary and permanent methods of family planning. Under the Odisha Nai Pahal Scheme 2024, young married couples will be provided with “shaadi kits” as part of population control measures by the state government. A booklet on methods and benefits of family planning, marriage registration forms, condoms, oral and emergency contraceptives is provided in this wedding kit. Odisha Nai Pahal Scheme has been started by the state government under the National Health Mission (NHM). [Also Read- Odisha Mo Bidyut Portal: Apply Online New Service Connection, Bill Payment]

Odisha Nai Pahal Scheme

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Overview of Odisha Nai Pahal Scheme

Scheme NameOdisha Nai Pahal Scheme
Launched ByBy Odisha State Government
Year2024
BeneficiariesNewly Married Couple of the State
Application ProcedureOffline
ObjectiveTo Adopt Proper Family Planning 
BenefitsWedding Kits
CategoryOdisha Government Schemes
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Objective of Odisha Nai Pahal Scheme

The main objective of Odisha Nai Pahal Scheme 2024 launched under the National Health Mission (NHM) is to make the young married couples of Odisha state aware and motivated about the need to adopt both temporary and permanent methods of family planning. Under the Nai Pahal Scheme, a “wedding kit” is provided by the state government to the beneficiary couples, which is an integral part of the scheme. NHM State Mission Director Shalini Pandit (TFR) has informed that despite the low total fertility rate, Odisha is the first state in the country to start such a scheme for family planning. The average number of children born by a woman in her lifetime is called TFR of the population. The state’s TFR is only 1.8 as compared to the national average of 2. [Also Read- Odisha Free Laptop Distribution: Biju Yuva Sashaktikaran Final List]

  • Under this scheme, the Accredited Social Health Activists (ASHA) are responsible for allotment of “Shaadi Kits” to be provided to newly married couples, which they will make available to eligible couples in the month of September.
  • According to reliable sources, the “wedding kit” may also include the contact information of local health professionals, ASHA and ANMs as well as a congratulatory letter from the state chief minister.
  • In addition, the state health department also aims to expand family planning counseling and contraceptive services to all operational urban primary health centers and increase the administration of new injectable contraceptives to eligible couples.

Wedding Kits Details

Under the Nai Pahal Scheme launched by the Odisha government, it has been decided to provide “wedding kits” as a gift to the young newly married couples of the state. The state government will provide the beneficiaries with this marriage kit including a marriage registration form, condoms, oral contraceptive pills (OCP), and emergency contraceptive pills (ECP) as well as a brochure about the techniques and benefits of family planning. Apart from this, the kit will also include a home pregnancy test kit in addition to bridal makeup items such as a comb, bindi, nail cutter, mirror, handkerchief and towel.

Benefits and Features of Odisha Nai Pahal Scheme 

  • Nai Pahal Scheme has been started by the Government of Odisha, under which newly married couples of the state are made aware and encouraged for family planning.
  • Through this scheme young married couples are made aware about the need to adopt temporary and permanent methods of family planning as part of population control measures.
  • Under this scheme started by the state government, the newlyweds are provided with a “wedding kit” as a gift of marriage.
  • This wedding kit is an integral part of the Odisha Nai Pahal Scheme launched under the National Health Mission (NHM).
  • Beneficiary couples are provided with a booklet on methods and benefits of family planning, marriage registration forms, condoms, oral contraceptives and emergency contraceptives and other items in this wedding kit.
  • This kit also includes other materials like pregnancy test kit, towels, comb, bindi, nail cutter and mirror.
  • Accredited Social Health Activists (ASHA) have been entrusted with the task of distributing this “wedding kit” to the newlyweds by the state government.
  • This information has been provided by Dr. Bijay Panigrahi, Director of Family Planning, that the work of distributing the kits by Accredited Social Health Activists (ASHA) will be started from September this year.
  • Along with this, ASHA workers are being trained so that they can properly encourage married couples to adopt family planning methods through Odisha Nai Pahal Scheme 2024.
  • State Mission Director of National Health Mission (NHM) Shalini Pandit has said that “Despite having a low Total Fertility Rate (TFR), Odisha is the first state in the country to launch the initiative.”
  • Let us tell you that the average number of children born by a woman in her lifetime is called TFR of the population.
  • The TFR of the state of Odisha is only 1.8 as compared to the national average of 2.

Procedure to Get Wedding Kit under Nai Pahal Scheme 

Under the Odisha Nai Pahal Scheme 2024 started by the Odisha government, “wedding kits” are to be made available to newly married couples. The work of providing this “wedding kit” to young married couples has been entrusted by the State Government to the Accredited Social Health Activists (ASHA) of the state. Along with this, ASHA workers have also been trained to give appropriate kits to newlyweds and encourage them to use family planning methods. From the month of September, ASHA workers will visit such houses in the state where marriages are taking place and “Shaadi Kits” will be distributed among the newly married couples. In addition, the newlyweds will be provided with information on spacing and limited techniques, as well as closely monitoring the effectiveness of the kit.

Wedding Kits

  • This wedding kit will contain a brochure of information about the benefits of family planning, marriage licenses, condoms, oral contraceptives and emergency contraceptives.
  • Apart from this, a home pregnancy test kit and bridal makeup items such as comb, bindi, nail cutter, mirror, handkerchief and towel will also be provided in this kit.

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