Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana (PMMVY) Scheme. Get Rs 6,000 Financial Assistance.

Introduction: Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana (PMMVY).
What is PMMVY Scheme?

As you know that the Central Government is running many beneficial and welfare schemes to empower women. Similarly, Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana has been launched by the Central Government on 1 January 2017 for pregnant women. Under this scheme, financial assistance of Rs 6 thousand is being given to eligible women in three installments.

First Installment-1000

Second Installment-2000

Third Installments-2000

The Janani Suraksha Yojana (JSY) incentive for institutional delivery would be given to the eligible recipients. The JSY incentive would be credited to maternity benefits, which means that a woman would typically receive Rs 6000/-.

Why This Scheme For?

According to the news report, every year in India, 2 out of 3 children die due to not getting nutritious food and sometimes pregnant women also lose their lives while giving birth to their child due to lack of nutritious diet. Keeping in mind the problem of malnourished children being born and lose of lives these days due to pregnant women not getting nutritious food during pregnancy, this scheme was started. This funding is provided because women can maintain a healthy diet and care for their children before and after birth. Furthermore, this financial support is provided to protect children from illnesses.

How to Apply for PMMVY Scheme.

If you want to take advantage of this facility, then firstly you will have to go to the official website of this scheme and apply online (wcd.nic.in/schemes/pradhan-mantri-matru-vandana-yojana). or you can also go to the nearest Anganwadi center.

Who is Eligible for PMMVY Scheme?

# Only pregnant women whose age is above 19 years can avail benefits by joining this scheme.

# The scheme is applicable only for the first live birth.

Required Documents:

Online Apply: PMMVY Scheme

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