Govt of India launches Jiyo Parsi scheme

With the aim to contain the dwindling population of Parsis in India, the Jiyo Parsi scheme has been launched by the Ministry of Minority Affairs, Government of India.

What is Jiyo Parsi scheme?

Jiyo parsi scheme has the objective of reversing the declining trend of Parsi population by adopting scientific protocol and structured interventions, stabilize the Parsi population and increase the population of Parsis in India.

Key features of the Jiyo Parsi scheme:
  • 100% financed by Ministry of Minority Affairs, Government of India.
  • Medical interventions under Standard Medical protocols in select hospitals/clincs.
  • Confidentiality of the patients to be given utmost importance.
Who will be the target group under Jiyo Parsi scheme?

The scheme is designed only for Parsi community. It will be available for Parsi married couples of child bearing age who seek assistance and adults/young men/women/adolescent boys/girls for diagnosis of diseases.

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