The State Illness Assistance fund has been created in the state of Madhya Pradesh for providing grants to below poverty line cases that need major surgical procedures with in & out side the state. The scheme has been launched by the State Government to save the life of the people of below poverty line from 13 major diseases requiring surgery and treatment.. The State Illness Fund has been created from the Grant of Rs.10 crores and the amount is kept in Nationalized Bank.

Scheme & List of Diseases for which SIF assistance is provided

Under the scheme the grant is given to below poverty line cases suffering from following below mentioned serious illness & requiring surgical or medical interventions. The grant is sanctioned by the committee or by the Chairman of The SIAF Honb’le Minister of Health & FW in emergency. The grant is sanctioned in the range of Rs.25000/- minimum to Rs.2,00,000 Maximum. The Cheque is issued to the treating institution. The grant is permissible to only one member of the family only once within 2,00,000 Rs. limit .The grant will be permissible for the recognized hospitals within the state & out side the state. For cancer cases the grant will be given for the JLN Cancer Hospital Bhopal .