Friday, November 12, 2021

Prime Minister's Motherhood Vandana Yojana

 Prime Minister's
 Motherhood
Vandana Yojana

Pradhan Mantri Matritva Vandana Yojana (PMMVY) is the changed name of Matritva Sahyog Yojana 

Under which the government provides assistance of Rs 6000 to pregnant and lactating mothers for the birth of the first live child.

This new scheme has been approved by the Union Cabinet of the Central Government. The Union Cabinet has given a new name to Pradhan Mantri Matritva Vandana Yojana (PMMVY) which was prior named Indira Gandhi Matritva Sahyog Yojana during the UPA system. This plan will be carried out by the Ministry of Women and Child Development, the earlier Maternity Assistance Scheme was not so successful, even many people were not even aware of it.

Purpose of Pradhan Mantri Matritva Vandana Yojana:-

Providing partial compensation to working women and ensuring their proper rest and nutrition.

Improving the health of pregnant women and lactating mothers through cash incentives and reducing the effects of under-nutrition.

Pradhan Mantri Matritva Vandana Yojana (PMMVY) was earlier named Indira Gandhi Matritva Sahyog Yojana during the UPA regime. This scheme will be implemented by the Ministry of Women and Child Development.

Benefits of Pradhan Mantri Matritva Vandana Yojana Scheme:-

Under this scheme, pregnant women and lactating mothers will be benefited from the birth of the first live child. The assistance amount will be sent directly to the beneficiary's bank account through DBT mode. According to the report, the government will pay the following amount in installments:

The first installment of Rs.1,000 will be provided at the time of registration of pregnancy.

After 6 months of pregnancy, the second installment of Rs 2,000 will be provided after at least one antenatal check-up.

When the child is registered and the child has the first vaccination cycle including BCG, OPV, DPT, and hepatitis-B, the third installment of Rs 3,000 is provided.

Pradhan Mantri Matritva Vandana Yojana (PMMVY) won't be relevant to the accompanying classes of pregnant ladies and lactating moms:

Women who are in regular employment with the Central or State Government or any Public Sector Undertaking.

Women who are getting similar benefits under any other scheme or law.

The total budget of this scheme has been fixed at Rs 12,661 crore and it will be implemented between January 2017 to March 2020. Of the total Rs 12,661 crore, Rs 7,932 crore will be borne by the central government while the remaining amount will be borne by the respective state governments.

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