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Government makes provision Rs 2,700 crore for maternity benefit programme

The Government of India has made budgetary provision of Rs 2,700 crore for implementation of the Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana (PMMVY) during the financial year 2017-18. PMMVY envisages payment of maternity benefits of Rs 5,000 in a beneficiary’s bank/post office account in three installments at the stage of early registration of pregnancy, after six months of pregnancy with at least one antenatal check-up, and registration of child birth and first cycle of immunisation of the child. Read More