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Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana

Posted on : 12 Feb 2020

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  • PradhanMantriMatruVandanaYojana (PMMVY) is a Maternity Benefit Programme that is implemented in all the districts of the country in accordance with the provision of the National Food Security Act, 2013.
  • It is a conditional Maternity Benefit Programme launched by the Ministry of Women and Child Development.
  • Providing partial compensation for the wage loss in terms of cash incentive s so that the woman can take adequate rest before and after delivery of the first living child.
  • All Pregnant Women and Lactating Mothers, excluding PW&LM who are in regular employment with the Central Government or the State Governments or PSUs or those who are in receipt of similar benefits under any law for the time being in force are eligible.
  • A beneficiary is eligible to receive benefits under the scheme only once.In case of miscarriage/still birth, the beneficiary would be eligible to claim the remaining instalment(s) in event of any future pregnancy.
  • Providing partial compensation for the wage loss in terms of cash incentive s so that the woman can take adequate res t before and after delivery of the first living child.
  • The cash incentive provided would lead to improved health seeking behaviour amongst the Pregnant Women and Lactating Mothers (PW& LM).

Article Related Questions

  1. Consider the following statements regarding Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana
    1.The Programme is launched by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment.
    2.A beneficiary is eligible to receive benefits under the scheme only once.
    3.It is been implemented only in some selected districts of India on Pilot basis.
    Which of the following statements is/are correct?

  2. 1.1 and 2 only

    2.2 only

    3.3 only

    4.1, 2 and 3

    Right Ans : 2 only

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