Enhancement of honorarium to ASHA workers

Govt Orders
Govt Orders

Government of West Bengal
Health & Family Welfare Department
Family Welfare Branch
Swasthya Bhawan, Bidhan Nagar
GN-29, Sector-V, Salt Lake, Kolkata – 700 091

Memo No. HFW-35013/2/2018-FW Sec-Dept of H&FW-Part (1)124                Date: 29.09.2020


The issue of enhancement of monthly fixed honorarium for ASHAs (Accredited Social Health Activists) has been under active consideration of the State Government for some time past. After careful consideration of the issue, the Governor is hereby pleased to accord approval and sanction for increase of monthly fixed honorarium of ASHAs from Rs. 3500/- to Rs. 4500/- (Rupees four Thousand five hundred only) with effect from 01.10.2020 in addition to their monthly performance based incentive from NHM fund.

1. The charge is debitable to the Head “24-HF-2211-Family Welfare-O0-101-Rural Family Welfare Services-004-Accredited Social Health Activist (ASHA) Scheme-31-Grants-in-Aid-02­Others Grants” under the major and minor head in the current year budget.

2. This order issues with concurrence of the Finance Department, Govt. of West Bengal vide U.0 No. — Group P2/2020-2021/0384. dated 28.09.2020.

3. Necessary fund will be released in due course.

Dr. Saumitra Mohan, IAS
Commissioner, Family Welfare
Health & FW Dept

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