Assam Worst in MMR, Spent Just 13.58% of NHM Fund in 2017-18

Assam is at the bottom of the list with regard to maternal mortality rate (MMR) with a figure of 300 against the national average of 167, while the fund spending under National Health Mission (NHM) is just 13.58% for 2017-18.

MMR is the annual number of female deaths per 1,00,000 live births from any cause related to or aggravated by pregnancy or its management. The Centre had allocated Rs 1,056.25 crore for Assam under National Health Mission (NHM) for 2017-18.
Static/Current Takeaways Important for Syndicate Bank PO 2018 Exam-

  • Assam CM- Sarbanand Sonowal, Governor- Jagdish Mukhi.
  • The Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare of India is Jagat Prakash Nadda.
Source- The Moneycontrol