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Naveen Patnaik
Shri Naveen Patnaik
Hon'ble Chief Minister
Dr. Gavali Parag Harshad, IAS
Collector & District Magistrate
Dr. Saroj Kumar Mishra
Message from the Hon'ble Chief Minister regarding the Maternal and Child Health Program 'Matrujyoti' being implemented in Sundargarh (for approval)
"In Sundergarh district, the number of maternal deaths has dropped significantly as a result of the 'Matrujyoti' program," he said. "Through this program, all pregnant mothers in the district can be provided with 4 free ultrasound and ancillary testing services during pregnancy to save precious lives."
Mr. Naveen Patnaik
Hon'ble Chief Minister


  • Confirm pregnancy
  • Check the fetal heartbeat
  • Determine the gestational age of the baby and estimate a due date
  • Check for multiple pregnancies
  • Examine the placenta, uterus, ovaries, and cervix
  • Diagnose an ectopic pregnancy (when the fetus does not attach to the uterus) or miscarriage
  • Look for any abnormal growth in the fetus
  • Monitor the fetus’ growth and position (breech, transverse, cephalic, or optimal)
  • Confirm multiple pregnancies
  • Look at the placenta to check for problems, such as placenta previa (when the placenta covers the cervix) and placental abruption (when the placenta separates from the uterus prior to delivery)
  • Check for characteristics of Down syndrome (normally done between 13 and 14 weeks)
  • Check for congenital abnormalities or birth defects
  • Examine the fetus for structural abnormalities or blood flow problems
  • Monitor the levels of amniotic fluid
  • Determine if the fetus is getting enough oxygen
  • Diagnose problems with the ovaries or uterus, such as pregnancy tumors
  • Measure the length of the cervix
  • Guide other tests, such as amniocentesis
  • Confirm an intrauterine death

Below table represents the number of antenatal mothers registered for ANC in a year. This concept is to operationalize through the convergence of departments of W&CD, Health & FW and private USG clinic owners. The key Stake holders and Primary Service Providers-ASHA, AWW, ANMs, Doctors conducting USG are to be incentivized from DMF fund with provisioning of Travel cost, Food and loss of wages to mothers attending VHND/UHNDs and from there to Tagged USGs.

Table:1 (Antenatal Mothers in the Previous Year (2019-20)

Sl.No. Name of the Block Total No. of PW in a year VHND attended by the PW (Nine times during pregnancy) 4 ANCs / USG test to be attended by the PW
1 Balisankara (T) Block 1351 12159 5404
2 Baragam (T) Block 937 8433 3748
3 Biramitrapur CHC 421 3789 1684
4 Bisra(T) Block 5232
5 Bonei SDH 512
6 Boneigarh (T) Block 4236
7 Gurundia (T) Block 4908
8 Hemagiri (T) Block 4852
9 Koira(T) Block 7056
10 Kunaramunda (T) Block 6852
11 Kutra (T) Block 4400
12 Lahunipada(T) Block 5640
13 Lathikata (T) Block 8992
14 Lephripara (T) Block 4504
15 Nuagaon (T) Block 6504
16 Rajgangapur (T) Block 6132
17 Rajgangpur-Hospital CHC 2980
18 Subdega (T) Block 3324
19 Sundargarh (T) Block 3372
20 Sundargarh DHH 2368
21 Tangarpalli (T) Block 3376
22 Rourkela Urban 18328
Total 114404

Maternal Mortality Ratio (MMR) in Past 4 Years (As per HMIS Report):

Infant Mortality Rate (IMR) in Past 4 Years (As per HMIS Report):

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