Overview Ranking Reviews

Pradhan Mantri Matritva Vandana Yojana - PMMVY Pregnancy Aid Scheme

Pradhan Mantri Matritva Vandana Yojana
Launch DateAugust 2017
BeneficiariesPregnant Women & Lactating Mothers

Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana (previously Indira Gandhi Matritva Sahyog Yojana (IGMSY)) is a maternity benefit program run by the Indian government. PMMVY scheme is implemented by the Ministry of Women and Child Development. This is a conditional cash transfer scheme for pregnant and lactating women of 19 years of age or above for the first live birth. It provides a partial wage compensation to women for wage-loss during childbirth and childcare and to provide conditions for safe delivery and good nutrition and feeding practices. Previously the pregnant women were given 6000 but in PMMVY they receive 5000 in 3 installments. The primary objective is to reduce the infant mortality rate and maternal mortality rate.

Top Resources

One Opinion on “Pradhan Mantri Matritva Vandana Yojana

  1. karanchhabra says:

    All the pregnant women & lactating mothers to get Rs. 6000 financial assistance to provide proper nutrition to mothers as well as new born babies

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *