child deaths due to childhood diarrhoea. Intensified Diarrhoea Control Fortnight (IDCF) is being
      implemented as a campaign in the month of July, since 2014, for control of deaths due to
      diarrhoea across all states and UTs. Under this, more than 14.7 crore under-5 children have been
      reached since 2014 by ASHA with prophylactic ORS. Main activities include intensification of
      advocacy activities, awareness generation activities, diarrhoea management service provision,
      establishing ORS-zinc demonstration sites, ORS distribution by ASHA through home visitation,
      detection of undernourished children and their treatment, promotion of infant and young child
      feeding activities by home visits by ASHA and establishing IYCF corners.
      National Deworming Day
            To combat Soil Transmitted Helminth (STH) infections, the Ministry has adopted a single
      day strategy called National Deworming Day (NDD) wherein single dose of albendazole is
      administered to children from 1-19 years of age group schools and anganwadi centres. Till
      February 2017, 27.8 crore children were administered albendazole.
      Rashtriya Bal Swasthya Karyakram
            This initiative launched in 2013 entails provision for Child Health Screening and Early
      Intervention Services through early detection and management of 4 Ds i.e. defects at birth,
      diseases, deficiencies, development delays including disability and free management of 30
      identified health conditions including surgery at tertiary health facilities. Children between 0-18
      years of age are covered in a phased manner across the country.
      Rashtriya Kishor Swasthya Karyakram
            The Rashtriya Kishor Swasthya Karyakram (RKSK) was launched to provide information,
      commodities and services to meet the diverse needs of adolescents. The intervention under
      RKSK are: Weekly Iron Folic Supplementation: WIFS is evidence based programmatic response
      to the prevailing anaemia situation amongst adolescent girls and boys through supervised weekly
      ingestion of IFA supplementation. Menstrual Hygiene Scheme: The scheme aims to ensure that
      adolescent girls have adequate knowledge and information about menstrual hygiene and the use
      of sanitary napkins and high quality, safe products are made available to them with knowledge of
      environmentally safe disposal mechanisms; Peer Educator Programme: The Programme aims to
      ensure that adolescents are benefited from regular and sustained peer education covering
      nutrition, sexual and reproductive health, and conditions for NCDs, substance misuse, injuries
      and violence (including GBV) and mental health. To further equip the peer educators, the
      Ministry launched “Saathiya Resource Kit” in 2017. Understanding the growing number of
      mobile based app users, Saathiya Salah App has also been made a part of the “Saathiya Resource
      Kit”. The App is linked to another important piece of cost-effective information platform of a
      toll-free Saathiya Helpline.
      Janani Shishu Suraksha Karyakram
            Janani Shishu Suraksha Karyakram (JSSK) scheme entitles all pregnant women delivering
      in public health institutions to absolutely free and no expense delivery including caesarean
      section.
      Janani Suraksha Yojana
            Janani Suraksha Yojana (JSY) is a safe motherhood intervention under the National Health