LaQshya program

Ministry/Department : Ministry of Health & Family Welfare


Aims at improving quality of maternity care in labour room and maternity Operation Theatre (OT).



  • The program aims to improve quality of care for pregnant women in labour room, maternity Operation Theatre and Obstetrics Intensive Care Units (ICUs) and High Dependency Units (HDUs).
  • It is implemented at all Medical College Hospitals, District Hospitals and First Referral Unit (FRU) and Community Health Center (CHCs).
  • Under it, multi-pronged strategy has been adopted such as improving infrastructure up-gradation, ensuring availability of essential equipment, providing adequate human resources, capacity building of health care workers and improving quality processes in labour room.



  • It will benefit every pregnant woman and new-born delivering in public health institutions.
  • It will reduce maternal and new born morbidity and mortality.
  • It will improve quality of care during delivery and immediate post-partum period and enhance satisfaction of beneficiaries.
  • It will provide Respectful Maternity Care (RMC) to all pregnant women attending public health facilities.



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