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Shishu Sathi Scheme for Children

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee flagged off a scheme named Shishu Sathi, on 21.08.2013 to provide free treatment to children who need heart surgeries, irrespective of how rich or poor the parents are.

SHISHU SATHI

Name of the Department: Health and Family Welfare Department.

Purpose of the Scheme: Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee flagged off a scheme named Shishu Sathi, on 21.08.2013 to provide free treatment to children who need heart surgeries, irrespective of how rich or poor the parents are.

Who can apply: All Children of 0 to 18 years age suffering from heart disease. There is no income criteria to avail the benefit.

The list of hospitals under the Scheme: The following hospitals are included in Sishu Sathi scheme:

a) IPGMER, Kolkata
b) RN Tagore, International Institute of Cardiac Sciences, Kolkata
c) BM Birla Hospital, Kolkata
d) Mission Hosiptal, Durgapur

Contact: CMOH of the district/ BMOH in the block level/ DFWO in Kolkata.