Friday, 21 July 2017

Draft Guidelines for implementation of Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana have been prepared by WCD Ministry

Draft guidelines for implementation of Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana (PMMVY) have been prepared by the Ministry. The draft guidelines inter-alia provide Aadhaar linkage, Direct Benefit Transfer of Rs. 5000 in beneficiary’s bank/post office account in three instalments at the stage of early registration of pregnancy, after six months of pregnancy on at least one antenatal check-up and registration of child birth & first cycle of immunisation of the child.
The PMMVY is Centrally Sponsored Scheme under which the cost sharing ratio between the Centre and the States & UTs with Legislature is 60:40, for North-Eastern States & three Himalayan States, it is 90:10 and 100% Central assistance for Union Territories without Legislature.
This information was given by the Minister of State for Women & Child Development, Smt Krishna Raj in reply to a question in Rajya Sabha today (July 20, 2017).


Courtesy: pib.nic.in

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