RCH Scheme – Tamil Nadu State

About RCH Scheme Tamil Nadu

The Public Health & Preventive Medicine Department of Tamil Nadu has confirmed that it is necessary for a pregnant woman to register for RCH Scheme TN before applying for the birth certificate of a child. The facility of RCH Scheme Tamil Nadu will provide on the web. The process of registration compulsory right after the child delivered so that they can apply for a child’s birth certificate under Tamilnadu RCH Scheme. The expected women are provided with the facility from several health centres.

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Pregnant ladies need to register at the health centres as per the rules of the Department of Public Health, Tamil Nadu. Online registration can be done by them for their child’s birth certificate at https://picme.tn.gov.in

Pregnant Women Registration in Tamil Nadu for Birth Certificate under the RCH Scheme
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The mothers need to submit RCH ID number which is 12 digits number they receive from their village health nurses at the time of antenatal registration in the same hospital where they give birth to the child.

It is important to know that all the pregnant women have enrolled themselves in the state of Tamil Nadu. This task will helps in causing a reduction in IMR and MMR in Tamil Nadu. (IMR is Infant Mortality Rate and MMR is Maternal Mortality Rate).

Registration of Pregnant Women in Tamil Nadu

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The registration of pregnant women is done by public health department under RCH scheme. Several government hospitals, sub-centres, and health centres give antenatal maintenance when a new child is born. Nurses carry out these tasks for maintenance in their respective places. Village Health Nurses in rural areas and Urban Health Nurses in urban areas. They also complete the registration process for pregnant women and monitor expected mothers. The nurses monitor these pregnant women on the PICME (Pregnant and Infant Cohort Monitoring and Evaluation) Program to get a 12 digit RCH ID. The number is provided to the expected mother during registration in the health care centre at the time antenatal period.

In addition, the pregnant women can also take the RCH ID at Public Health Centres of the government by registering online.

One more way to get RCH ID is to get it from Common Service Centres in rural and urban areas just by calling at the number 102 which is health helpline.

The official website https://picme.tn.gov.in offers online registration for getting RCH ID.

Implementation Information

The process of implementation of registration for RCH ID can be provided at https://picme.tn.gov.in

Ante-natal Health Care

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The registration process is undertaken under the dynamic scheme of Reproductive and Child Health and taken into execution by the Public Health Department. During the scheme, ante-natal care given to the pregnant women and newborn child by government-owned hospitals and healthcare centres.

When they register the pregnant women and make a record of the expected mothers, they gather information and note the particulars about the ante-natal care provided to them. The nurses then upload those particulars and information on the PICME applications. When the information uploaded, they receive a 12 digit RCH ID number. This RCH ID number can also take from PHCs, hospitals and health centres after the details registered on the PICME software. The women can take the advantage of Dr Muthulakshmi Reddy Maternity Assistance Scheme using this system.

How to Register for Tamilnadu RCH Scheme?RCH Scheme TN

The expected women have to get registered for the scheme from any Public Health Department. The registration usually takes place in government hospitals, health care facility providers or primary medical centres.

The pregnant women may get in touch with the local nurses for this RCH ID number or they can contact Aanganwadi centre workers.

The complete health of these expected women supervised by regional nurses when they enrol under the RCH scheme. These nurses can help you upload your information on the official PICME software. So that you can get RCH ID number.

The expectant mothers can go to the official website for PICME software i.e. https://picme.tn.gov.in to get the RCH code.

The application process can be known from Common Service Centres in the village.


It can also know through helpline by calling at 102 which a toll-free number.

This scheme has taken into the process to minimize the Infant Mortality Rate and Maternal Mortality Rate.

It becomes mandatory for the pregnant women to register themselves in health centres to get the birth certificates of their newborn child to provide a record in the Department of Public Health.

The release will help the health departments to provide birth certificates on the basis of online birth registration. As this online registration will generate RCH code and that code will further help to provide ante-natal care to the expected women. This system emphasizes on making 100% registration of expected women so that proper care has given to them and hence reducing infant and maternal mortality to a great extent.

For more, visit: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reproductive_health

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