Punjab, predominantly an agrarian state is situated in northwest India and is one of the fastest developing states in India. The state is subdivided into three divisions namely Malwa, Majha and Doaba. Punjab has 22 districts out of which five are High Priority Districts.
VRIDDHI Focus Districts:: Barnala, Mansa, Muktasar, Sangrur and Gurdaspur.
VRIDDHI Interventions: : VRIDDHI is implementing its Care around Birth Approach in 25 high case load delivery points in the five focus districts.
The methodology includes a series of activities by the team such as Training 277 Staff Nurses and Medical Officers, Onsite Guidance and Mentoring, Identification of specialists as champions, Facility level quality improvement have also been formed to resolve issues and overcome challenges. VRIDDHI team also conducts regular supportive supervision of delivery points in the five HPDs to highlight any gaps and provide a flow of information to the state and Government of India.