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Pradhan Mantri Matritva Vandana Yojana

Indira Gandhi Matritva Sahyog Yojana has been renamed as Pradhan Mantri Matritva Vandana Yojana.

Under this government would provide Rs. 6000 aid to pregnant and lactating mothers for the first live birth. 

Objectives:

  • Providing the partial compensation to working women against their wage loss and ensure their proper rest nutrition.
  • Improving the health of pregnant women and lactating mothers and reducing the effects of under-nutrition through cash incentives.

Benefits

The scheme would benefit pregnant women and lactating mothers for the birth of their first live child. The benefit amount would be send directly to the bank account of the beneficiary through DBT mode.

Pradhan Mantri Matritva Vandana Yojana (PMMVY) would not be applicable for the following category of pregnant women and lactating mothers

  1. Those who are in regular employment with central or state government or any public sector undertaking.
  2.  Those who are the recipients of similar benefits under any other scheme or law.

 

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