Mahtari Express

MAHTARI EXPRESS SEWA, An Innovative Initiative of District, Administration: BILASPUR.

Mahtari Express

Locations of Mahtari Express Sewa ( bilaspur district)

Locations of Mahtari Express Sewa


  • Started in may,2009 at the direction of the Collector, Bilaspur Mr Sonmoni Borah,IAS, who conceptualised & designed the model for bilaspur
  • First and only of its kind in the state
  • Innovative and based on PPP model
  • Vehicle/Ambulance available at door step free of cost on a phone call round the clock to transport the pregnant women to the nearest health centre.


  • Aim is to reduce IMR and MMR by safe delivery by timely intervention.
  • To Provide referral facility at door step .
  • Increase institutional delivery for safe motherhood.

Status of Institutional Delivery Year 2010_11

Status of Institutional Delivery 2010-11

Status of MES service in 2010_11

Status of MES service 2010-11

Total Inst. Del with & without MES

Total Inst. Del with & without MES

Block wise MES cases

Block wise MES cases

MES cases-Block wise

Current status of Delivery points in District - Bilaspur.

  • CHC 10
  • PHC 44
  • SHC 90
  • Total 144


  • Address & involvement of local public representatives and functionaries in public meeting/Gram sabha, etc
  • By ANMs/MPWs
  • By Mitanin
  • PRIs members
  • Use Electronic media
  • Use Print media
  • Wall writing/ kala-jattha
  • Jatan utsav/mahila jagriti shivir,etc
  • Banners and posters
  • Display of contact Number of MES in all public places viz AWWC, Panchayat Bhawan, School, Market place etc.


  • Unicef
  • Public representatives/PRIs
  • Private partners
  • Local NGO’s
  • SHGs
  • Corporate Houses

Vehicle : criteria

  • New or at least one year old.
  • 24 hrs availability.
  • Available on phone call.
  • Total responsibility will be shared jointly by the owner & BMO.
  • Availability of first-aid-kit.

The Mahtari Driver

  • Fit, well mannered & reasonably smart.
  • Legal driving license.
  • Well Dressed.

dress code-near future

  • Preferably educated.
  • Availablility round the clock on mobile phone.
  • Training for good 7 professional behavior.

Finance(Pecuniary) part

  • Rs. 250/- will be paid on each call of a fixed distance.
  • Rs. 500/- will be paid more if patient will be referred to higher centre (DH/MC from CHC)
  • The money will be paid on monthly basis on 5th of every next month.
  • In case of Govt vehicle the money will be deposited in local JDS.

Future plan

  • Strategic availability in every 20 Km.
  • Establishment of District Call Centre (DCC) with Toll Free Number.
  • Complete privatization.
  • Set up more equipped delivery points.
  • Training at all level.
  • Supportive supervision.
  • Protocol of treatment & FRU