Introduction & background: Pregnancy is the vital event in the life of a woman. A great deal of attention during pregnancy is focused on ensuring minimal risk at delivery & maximum health of the woman and her child. All women need access to antenatal care in pregnancy, skilled care in child birth and support in the weeks after child birth to manage complications related to pregnancy, delivery and to prevent maternal deaths. To maintain the health of the mother, Government has launched many maternal health benefit schemes which are 100% sponsored by the government. Objectives: 1) To assess the level of knowledge regarding selected government schemes among antenatal mothers of selected health care institutions of Raipur. 2) To evaluate the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on knowledge regarding selected government schemes among antenatal mothers of selected health care institutions of Raipur. 3) To find the association between the level of existing knowledge regarding selected government schemes and selected socio-demographic variables among antenatal mothers of selected health care institutions of Raipur. Methods: The research study was conducted by adopting pre-experimental (one group pre-test post test) research design. Non probability convenient sampling was adopted to select 60 samples. The data was analyzed using both descriptive and inferential statistics. Results: The mean improvement is 5.35 (17.83%) which is significant at 0.05% level. Paired ‘t’ =22.09, p<0.05 indicating that the STP was effective in gaining knowledge of the antenatal mothers on selected government schemes.
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Ritika Rocque. Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme on knowledge regarding selected government schemes among Antenatal mothers of Raipur. Int. J. Nur. Edu. and Research. 2020; 8(1):76-78. doi: 10.5958/2454-2660.2020.00014.9