Thalli Bidda Express
Part of: Prelims and GS II – Welfare schemes
Context: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister recently flagged off YSR ‘Talli-Bidda’ Express, a dedicated transportation facility for new mothers who deliver at government hospitals in the state.
- 500 vehicles that were flagged off would be sent to various parts of the State to cater to the needs of mothers and newborn children.
- The ‘Talli-Bidda’ vehicles would provide free transport to pregnant women, mothers and infants.
- The service is coordinated by 102 /108 call centre which operates 24X7.
News Source: TH