Shisu sathi Prakalpa
Shisu sathi Prakalpa

Shisu sathi Prakalpa

About Shisu sathi Prakalpa

Shisu sathi Project is a unique initiative run by the Government of West Bengal to provide free medical treatment to all children suffering from heart disease. The project was launched by Hon’ble Chief Minister of West Bengal Mamata Banerjee in August 2013 on the occasion of World Heart Day. through this scheme, The government of West Bengal announced that all the children in the state who are suffering from various heart diseases will be provided completely free medical treatment, The project is really admirable

Purpose Of this Scheme

  • The main objective of this project is to restore the healthy life of children through free heart surgery.

Full Overview Of Shisu sathi Prakalpa

Name Of Scheme Shisu sathi Prakalpa
Launched ByGovt Of West Bengal
State Name West Bengal
Implementation Year 2013
ObjectivesProvide Financial Support For The Treatment Of Heart Disease Of Children Of The State
BenefitsAll children suffering from heart disease in the state irrespective of rich and poor will get completely free treatment through this scheme
BeneficiariesChildren With Severe Heart Disease
Application StartsAlways Open
Process Offline Registration
Official Website

Beneficiaries’ Eligibility

  • To get the opportunity under this scheme, the applicant has to be a permanent resident of West Bengal
  • Only children up to the age of 12 who are suffering from severe heart disease will benefit from this project and after 12 years all children will get medical benefits under the Swasthya sathi card
  • All children are eligible regardless of family income but poor children will get priority in the application processing


Through this scheme, the State Government of West Bengal will provide completely free treatment to all children suffering from severe heart diseases irrespective of rich and poor beside the West Bengal government is also trying to bring the treatment of some more diseases under the scheme

The hospital that provides Treatment under Shishu sathi prakalpa

Government HospitalPrivate hospital
SSKM Hospital, KolkataRN Tagore, International Institute of Cardiac Sciences, Calcutta
R. G. Kar Medical College, CalcuttaBM Birla Hospital, Kolkata
BC Roy Memorial Hospital for Children, KolkataMission Hospital, Durgapur

Required Documents

  • Certificate Of Permanent Residential
  • Aadhaar Card Of The Applicant
  • Guardian’s Voter Card
  • Guardian’ Income Certificate
  • Patient’s Health Report
  • Hospital’s Documents
  • Applicant Passport Size Photos Etc

How to apply

  • First, you need to go to your concerned health and welfare department of your district
  • From there you have to take the application Form Of Shishu Sathi Prakalpa
  • Now you have to Fill in all the information requested in the form and must attachall the required documents correctly
  • after that you have to submit the application form in that health and welfare department office

Try talking to the health officer about your child’s treatment. He will guide you through everything

Or you can get information about the application for this project from any hospital near you

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