Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana

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A maternity benefits program by the Ministry of Women and Child Development in which a cash incentive of ₹ 5000/- to Pregnant Women of 19 years of age or above for the first live birth. The incentive is provided in three instalments and is to be claimed within 150 days, 180 days, and at childbirth respectively. The scheme is aimed at women who were working and had to experience a wage loss due to pregnancy. The incentive can be used to meet the daily requirement of nourishment of pregnant women. PMMVY is implemented through the Anganwadi Centers (AWC). It is being implemented in States / UTs in coordination with the Department of Social Welfare & Empowerment and the Department of Health & Family Welfare.


1. Cash incentive of ₹5000 are provided in three instalments –

  • First installment – ₹1000/- on early registration of pregnancy at the Anganwadi Centre (AWC) / approved Health facility as may be identified by the respective administering State / UT.
  • Second installment – ₹2000/- after six months of pregnancy on receiving at least one antenatal check-up (ANC).
  • Third installment – ₹2000/- after childbirth is registered and the child has received the first cycle of BCG, OPV, DPT and Hepatitis – B, or its equivalent/ substitute.

2. The eligible beneficiaries would receive the incentive given under the Janani Suraksha Yojana (JSY) for Institutional delivery and the incentive received under JSY would be accounted towards maternity benefits so that on an average a woman gets ₹6000/-.

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  1. The applicant should be a Female.
  2. The applicant should be Pregnant.
  3. The applicant should be employed and experiencing wage-loss due to the pregnancy.
  4. The age of the applicant should be at least 19 years.
  5. The scheme is applicable only for the first live birth.


  1. All pregnant women and lactating mothers in regular employment with the central government or state government or public sector undertaking or those who are in receipt of similar benefit under any law for the time being in force shall not be entitled to benefits under PMMVY.

Application Process


  1. htpps:// is the portal can be use for self beneficiary registration.
  2. Beneficiary can contact nearest Anganwadi Worker or ASHA worker for registration on the portal.
  3. As the payment is Aadhar based payment so Name of beneficiary in Aadhar and Bank account should be same and bank account should be linked with Aadhar.
  4. Before registration on the portal beneficiary should keep some of the following information –

Documents Required

First Installment

  1. MCP(Mother and Child Protection) Card
  2. Aadhar Card
  3. One of the prescribed eligibility certificate
  4. LMP(Last Menstrual Period) Date and ANC Date

Second Installment:

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  1. Child Birth certificate.
  2. Aadhar Card
  3. Child has completed first cycle of immunization (14 weeks)

Second Child (If girl child)

One Installment:

  1. Aadhar Card
  2. MCP(Mother and Child Protection) Card,ANC and LMP date
  3. Child Birth Registration Certificate
  4. One of the prescribed eligibility certificate
  5. Child has completed first cycle of immunization (14 weeks)
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