Madhya Pradesh tops in implementation of Pradhan Mantri Matra Vandana Yojana

Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh has bagged the first position for the implementation of Pradhan Mantri Matra Vandana Yojana. Indore district has bagged the first place for better performance of the scheme. Along with this, the state has also got the third place for the implementation of Pradhan Mantri Matra Vandana Saptah which was observed in the state from December 2 to December 8, 2019. Minister for Women and Child Development Imarti Devi and Principal Secretary Anupam Rajan will receive the award in New Delhi on February 3.
So far, total 14 lakh 55 thousand 501 beneficiaries have been registered under the Pradhan Mantri Matra Vandana Yojana. The first installment has been paid to about 13 lakh 40 thousand 224 beneficiaries, second installment to 12 lakh 60 thousand 304 and third installment to 8 lakh 80 thousand 517 beneficiaries.
The main objective of the Matra Vandana Yojana is to provide incentives in the form of financial compensation to compensate for the loss of wages of working women and ensure their proper rest and nutrition. The payment of the incentive amount is deposited directly into the bank account or post office account linked to the beneficiary’s aadhar. The first installment of Rs one thousand on the registration of pregnancy is payable to the eligible woman beneficiary, the second installment of Rs 2,000 after at least one prenatal check-up (after 6 months of pregnancy), and the third installment of Rs 2,000 is payable after and the birth registration of the child and completion of the first round of vaccination.