Atal Sneh Yojana: Gujarat to launch checking of newborns for
After covering major diseases each year, annual School Health Programme carried out for the last two decades by health and education departments will now focus on birth defects, this year.

For this, ‘Atal Sneh Yojana’ – screening of newborn for enhancement of health’ will be launched on former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s birthday- December 25. Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani announced this scheme during the state-wide launch of School Health Programme for the year 2016-17 at Gandhinagar Civil Hospital on Monday. The annual health drive will screen children for two months starting Monday followed by treatment...