48.11 lakh women enrolled under Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana

48.11 lakh women enrolled under PMMVY till Sept 13, 2018

New Delhi: September 14: Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana (PMMVY) recently marked the anniversary of the launch of scheme as Matru Vandana Saptah. During this week, the States/UTs focused on IEC activities, pendencies under various parameters and escalating daily entry rate of applications. The success of the week was concluded in Dehradun at National Level. National level achievement of the scheme post an year’s implementation on grounds is 48.11 Lakhs of women enrollment under the scheme till September 13, 2018, out of which 37.30 Lakhs have been paid the maternity benefit which accounts to a total fund disbursement of Rs1168.63 Crores.

The WCD also released data on the top performing states under which Uttar Pradesh has been ranked best with around 6 lakh beneficiaries out of more than 8 lakh enrolled women.

Madhya Pradesh has the second most women enrolled under the scheme which is around 7 lakh while beneficiaries paid stood near to 6 lakh. Followed by MP is Rajasthan which has around 5 lakh women enrolled while paid is close to 4 lakh.


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