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Janani Suraksha Yojana (JSY) is a fully central government sponsored scheme.The objective of the JSY scheme is to encourage pregnant women below poverty line to give birth in registered health institutions. Under this scheme, when women registers at a hospital for delivery financial assistance is provided for the delivery related needs. The present study assess the turn around time of beneficiary payment in District of Rajnandgaon (Chhattisgarh).The aim of the study was to assess the turnaround time of beneficiaries payment under Janani Suraksha Yojna and understand the reasons associated with the delay of payment.A descriptive study was conducted with total of 100 samples collected through sequential random sampling and the difference between delivery date and date of payment was noted. Further reasons were evaluated for delay in payment.According to the guidelines the beneficiaries should be paid within 10 days but only 5% of the beneficiaries are getting paid on time.The documentation verification and approval from Public Fund Management System accounts for majority of the delays in financial disbursement. Process re-engineering is required to ensure timely financial assistance.