The Savitri Rural Development Project (SRDP) implemented in collaboration with Ojus Medical Institute (OMI) to mobilise and train the village health workers, nurses and traditional birth attendants for providing basic healthcare to women of tribal populations in 34 remote rural villages of Nashik district in Maharashtra, catering a population of over 20,000.
The project ended in 2014 with an extremely positive review. Most women reported improved awareness on health and hygiene, improved access to medicines and nurses.
They received supplementary food for underweight mothers and children, on time.
There was a visible change in the community towards the health of the pregnant women and their delivery.