Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana

  • Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana(PMMVY) is scheme under The Ministry of Women and Child Development.
  • It  is Centrally Sponsored under which maternity benefits of Rupees Five Thousand is provided in three instalments to Pregnant Women and Lactating Mothers (PW&LM) upon fulfilment of certain conditions.
  • The eligible beneficiaries are also entitled to receive the cash incentive as per approved norms towards Maternity Benefit under Janani Suraksha Yojana (JSY) after institutional delivery so that on an average, a woman gets Rupees Six Thousand.
  • Additionally, PW&LM are also entitled for Supplementary Nutrition under Anganwadi Services, which is Centrally Sponsored Scheme under Umbrella Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) Scheme.