Pradhan Mantri Matru VandanaYojana (PMMVY)

  • The PMMVY is a maternity benefit programme being implemented in all districts of the country from 01.01.2017.
  • Under PMMVY a cash incentive of Rs. 5000 is provided directly to the bank/ post office account of Pregnant Women and Lactating Mothers (PW&LM) for the first living child of the family.
  • PMMVY is implemented using the platform of Anganwadi Services Scheme of Umbrella ICDS under the WCD Ministry
  • PMMVY is implemented through a centrally deployed web based MIS software application and the focal point of implementation is Anganwadi Centre (AWC) and ASHA/ANM.