Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana

Submitted by shahrukh on Sat, 04/05/2024 - 15:13
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Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana Announcement
  • Under the Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Scheme the beneficiary will get following benefits:
    • For first girl child, the beneficiary will get Assistance of Rs 5000 in two instalments.
    • For second girl child, the beneficiary will get assistance of Rs 6000 in single instalment.
Customer Care
  • Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana Helpline Number-14408
  • Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana helpdesk-
  • PMMVY Assistance-181
  • PMMVY Emergency number-112
Overview of the Scheme
Name of the Scheme Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana
Launch Year 2017
Benefits Financial Assistance of Rs 5000 for first living girl child and Rs 6000 for second living child will be provided.
Beneficiary All lactating and pregnant women of the country fulfilling the criteria.
Nodal Department Ministry of Women and Child Development
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Mode of Apply Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana Application apply through Online, Offline and Mobile App


  • Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana (PMMVY) is a government launched scheme that is brought under National Food Security Act, 2013.
  • It is a maternity Benefit program that is implemented in all districts of the country.
  • PMMVY is a conditional cash transfer scheme for pregnant and lactating women of 19 years of age or above.
  • As the majority of women in India are adversely affected by under-nutrition, every third woman is undernourished and every second woman is anaemic.
  • It is inevitable for an undernourished mother to give birth to a low birth weight baby.
  • When poor nutrition starts in-utero, it extends throughout the life cycle since the changes are largely irreversible.
  • Due to economic and social distress may women continue to work to earn a living for their family right up to the last days of their pregnancy.
  • Therefore, this scheme is launched to provide partial compensation for the wage loss in terms of cash incentives so that the woman can take adequate rest before and after delivery of the first living child.
  • As, it would lead to improved health seeking behaviour amongst the pregnant women and lactating mothers(PW & LM).
  • After successful implementation of the scheme, the government announced the PMMVY 2.0. under which the beneficiary may avail the benefit of the scheme for their second girl child, the benefit of Rs 6000 is to be paid in one instalment post birth.
  • Under the PMMVY 2.0 the amount paid in three instalment for the first living child, will now be paid in two instalment Rs 3000 and Rs 2000 respectively.
  • A beneficiary may register for the PMMVY scheme till 270 days of the child birth.

Benefits of Scheme

  • Beneficiary will receive a financial assistance of Rs 5000 and Rs 6000 for 1st and 2nd girl child respectively.
  • All pregnant and lactating mothers are eligible for the scheme, subject to fulfilling the conditions given.
  • In case of miscarriage or still birth the mother will be considered as fresh beneficiary in future pregnancy.
  • There are some other changes have been made in the PMMVY 2.0, whose details are given in the tabulated form:
  • Aadhaar required for 3rd instalment
  • Aadhaar is required for registration
  • Authenticity and sanction of assistance is measured in one level check.
  • Two levels of check are introduced to check the authenticity and sanction of the assistance.
  • Benefits is stick to only one first girl child.
  • Benefits is now extended to second girl living child
  • Benefits provided in three instalment
  • Benefits will be provided in two instalments.
  • Self registration is limited to Delhi and UP citizens only.
  • A dedicated portal and mobile is introduced for citizens across the country.
  • No mobile app
  • A dedicated mobile app was introduced.
  • After miscarriage or still birth registration is not allowed.
  • In case of miscarriage or still birth, beneficiary treated as afresh and eligible for registration for next pregnancy.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The scheme is launched for all pregnant women and lactating mothers, excluding PW&LM who are in regular employment with the Central Government or the State Government or PSUs or those who are in receipt of similar benefits under any law for the time being in force.
  • It includes all eligible pregnant women and lactating mothers who have their pregnancy on or after 01-04-2022 for second live birth in family.
  • In case of Miscarriage/Still Birth the beneficiary will be treated as afresh in next pregnancy.
  • The beneficiary is eligible to avail benefits under the scheme only once. Means, in case of Infant Mortality, she will not be eligible for claiming benefits under the scheme, if she had availed its benefits earlier.
  • After fulfilling scheme conditionality, pregnant and lactating AWWs/AWHS/ASHA may also avail the benefits under the PMMVY.
  • Socially and Economically disadvantaged sections of women's will be determine as: -
    • Belongs to SC and ST Tribes
    • Partially (40%) or fully disabled
    • BPL Ration Card Holder
    • Beneficiary of PMJAY under Ayushman Yojana
    • E-Shram Card holder
    • Beneficiary of Kisan Samman Nidhi
    • MGNREGA Job Card holder
    • Family net income is less than 8 Lakh
    • Pregnant and lactating AWWs/AWHs/ASHAs
    • Ration Card under NFSA
    • As categorised by the Central Government
  • The minimum and maximum age of the beneficiary shall be 18 year & 7 months and less than 55 years respectively.

Documents Required

  • To apply for the Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana, beneficiary must upload the following documents fulfilling to demonstrate their eligibility:
    • Income Certificate (Applicable for all women)
    • MGNREGA Job Card
    • Kisan Samman Nidhi Card
    • E-Shram Card
    • Beneficiary of Pradhan Mantri Jan Aarogya Yojana
    • BPL Ration Card
    • Disabled Certificate issued from the Government Hospital
    • SC and ST Certificate
    • NFSA Ration Card

How to apply

  • Eligible beneficiary may submit Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana application through online or offline, whose process is discussed below:

Online Application Procedure

  • To submit PMMVY Application online, beneficiary need to visit the official website of PMMVY.
  • First you have to register on the portal to submit the application form.
  • For this, select the Citizen Login appear on the homepage.
  • Enter your mobile number seeded with Aadhaar card.
  • After verifying the mobile number, you have to create your account by submitting some of your details.
  • Upon successful registration, the applicant will get the login details on their number provided during registration.
  • Now you have to complete the beneficiary registration procedure.
  • For this select Beneficiary Registration available on the drop menu of Data Entry.
  • Fill all fields appeared in the beneficiary registration form.
  • Upload document in support of your eligibility.
  • Review the details submitted in the application before final submission.
  • Once the application form is submitted, the department of Ministry of Women and Child Development will follow the stage verification process
  • Once the details and proof submitted found correct, the department will process your assistance via DBT.
  • You can also check the status of implementation from your respective dashboard.

Offline Application Procedure

  • Beneficiary may also submit their PMMVY application through offline.
  • For this, the beneficiary need to contact the nearest Asha or Anganwadi Worker.
  • Anganwadi and Asha worker will fill your application form online from their respective login.
  • Beneficiary must shared all the details and documents throughout the procedure.
  • After filling the application form, Asha worker will submit the application form.
  • Once your details are verified, the assistance will be credited to your bank accounts via DBT.

PMMVY Conditions for payment of incentives

Scheme condition for first child

Instalments Amount (Rs) Condition
Registration/First Instalment 3000
  • Pregnancy Registration with at least two ante-natal check up (ANC) within six months from LMP.
Second Instalment 2000
  • After child birth registration.
  • Baby has completed the first cycle of immunization.

PMMVY Scheme Condition for Second Child

Instalments Amount (Rs) Condition
Single Instalment 6000
  • Pregnancy registration and at least two ante-natal check up (preferably within 6 months of LMP)
  • Child birth is registered
  • Child has completed the mandatory immunization cycle of 14 weeks.

Important Link

Contact Details

  • Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana Helpline Number-14408
  • Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana helpdesk-
  • PMMVY Assistance-181
  • PMMVY Emergency number-112
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