Social Protection Schemes under Govt. of Assam for PLHIVs

Special Care Home for the orphans affected/infected by HIV: One Special Care Home named as Kasturi Care Home has been established for the orphans affected/infected by HIV in the state. Presently 15 orphans are residing in the orphans.

One time financial assistant grant for the widows of AIDS Victim: One time financial assistant grant of Rs.1.00 lakh each are being provided for the widows of AIDS Victim. Total 290 widows have received the grant till date.

Free Transportations and Lab Investigations to the patents under ART: The cost of transportation and lab investigation to the patents under ART are reimbursed by the state Govt.

Strengthening of Blood Banks: For the Compensation to the AIDS Victim in Mangaldoi Civil Hospital & for Strengthening of the Blood Banks in the state, Assam Govt. have also provided fund.

Improvement of ART Centres: Assam Govt have provided fund for the improvement of ART Centres in the state.

Free blood to the People Leaving with HIV (PLHIV): The PLHIVs are provided free blood from all the Govt. blood banks as on when required.

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