Mother and Child Tracking system (MCTS) - General Knowledge Today

Mother and Child Tracking system (MCTS)

Mother and Child Tracking system (MCTS) is a name-based tracking of pregnant women so that adequate and timely feedback may be given to the health workers who may, in turn, ensure that pregnant women receive adequate Ante-natal and Post-natal care besides encouraging institutional deliveries. The system also aims to track the new-borns so that timely and complete immunisation may be ensured to them. MCTS has been implemented in all the States / UTs. It covers mothers from conception till 42 days after deliveryPresentation of securities with transfer deeds in fulfillment of a transaction. . The infants are covered up to five years of age. Recently, MCTS has been included as Mission Mode Project under the National e-Governance Plan (NeGP). The total number of pregnant women registered under MCTS scheme recently crossed 1 crore mark.

Last Updated: November 22, 2013