New Delhi: The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday approved the increase in supervisory visit charges for ASHA Facilitators from Rs 250 per visit to Rs 300 for 2018-2019 to 2019-2020.

The revised charges will come into force from October 2018 and be paid in November. ASHA Facilitator will undertake about 20 supervisory visits per month. With the proposed increase, ASHA Facilitators would receive about Rs 6000 per month against Rs 5000 per month that is an increase of Rs 1000 per month.

Nearly 41,405 ASHA facilitators will be benefited across the country.  The fresh approval is in addition to the benefits extended earlier by the Cabinet on September 19.