Indira Gandhi Maternity Nutrition Scheme or Indira Gandhi Matritva Poshan Yojana 2021 has been launched by the Rajasthan government on 19 November 2020. In this scheme, CM Ashok Gehlot has announced to provide Rs. 6,000 to pregnant women in Rajasthan. This assistance amount of Rs. 6000 would be provided in in five stages on the birth of the second child. Check the complete details about the assistance amount distribution, installment, apply process and other things here.
Indira Gandhi Maternity Nutrition Scheme 2021
The state govt. of Rajasthan has started Indira Gandhi Maternity Nutrition Scheme 2021 for the nutrition of pregnant women, female mothers and children. Under the 1st phase of this scheme, pregnant women of 4 districts of the state shall get a financial assistance of Rs. 6,000 in installments.
The launch of ‘Indira Gandhi Matritva Poshan’ scheme is an important step taken by the Rajasthan government towards women empowerment. Healthy and nourished children are the future of the country. If the pregnant woman gets proper nutrition, then the child will also be born healthy.
Installments / Amount in Indira Gandhi Matritva Poshan Yojana
There would be 5 stages for the assistance amount distribution under Indira Gandhi Maternity Nutrition Scheme 2021 in Rajasthan:-
- First installment of Rs. 1000 – Pregnancy, Screening and Registration
- Second installment of 1000 rupees – Check at least two
- Third installment of 1000 rupees – On institutional delivery
- Fourth installment 2000 rupees – On all regular vaccines up to 105 days after childbirth
- Fifth installment of 1000 rupees – On adopting the means of family planning within 3 months of the birth of the second child.
Assistance amount will be provided to the pregnant women beneficiaries in the 4 districts at the time of second child born on 1 November 2020.
How to Apply Online for Rajasthan Indira Gandhi Maternity Nutrition Scheme
Just like other maternity benefit schemes such as PM Matru Vandana Yojana (PMMVY), the state govt. may invite online application forms for the scheme. The Rajasthan govt. may invite Indira Gandhi Matritva Poshan Yojana registration forms at the official websiteor at a new dedicated portal. The apply online process has not been started yet. As soon as the Indira Gandhi Maternity Nutrition Scheme online application form filling process starts, we will update it here.
List of Documents for Indira Gandhi Maternity Nutrition Scheme
As per the official information, the pregnant woman and her children will get help in four districts in Udaipur, Dungarpur, Banswara and Pratapgarh. The help under Indira Gandhi Maternity Nutrition Scheme is being provided to the pregnant woman and her child for adequate nutrition. For this, purpose applicants will have to show the following documents:-
- Aadhaar card
- Other ID related documents like Ration Card, Voter ID
- Photo copy of bank account or Post office account passbook
- 4 Recent Passport Size Photographs
In addition to this, financial assistance can also be obtained by showing health card issued from PHC or government hospital.
Phase 1 of Indira Gandhi Maternity Nutrition Scheme Rajasthan
The Rajasthan Indira Gandhi Maternity Nutrition Scheme Phase 1 has been launched in 4 tribal dominated (most backward) districts whose name are as follows:-
These 4 districts have been selected on the basis of ranking of maternal and child nutrition indicators. Later, it will be implemented in a phased manner across the state.
The scheme was announced in this year’s state budget. At present, this scheme has been started in four most backward TSP districts of Udaipur, Banswara, Dungarpur, Pratapgarh on the basis of ranking on maternal and child nutrition indicators. The state government will implement it in the entire state in a phased manner.
Beneficiaries of Indira Gandhi Matritva Poshan Yojana
More than 77,000 women would be benefited from the Indira Gandhi Maternity Nutrition Scheme in the state. Rajasthan govt. will spend an amount of Rs. 43 crore per annum for the successful implementation of Indira Gandhi Matritva Poshan Yojana. CM Ashok Gehlot has termed the scheme as historic on his birthday in the name of former PM Indira Gandhi. This scheme is an important step of Rajasthan government in the direction of women empowerment.
Funding will be done by the State Mineral Foundation Trust under the department of mines and geology. On the inauguration of the scheme, 2,000 beneficiaries of the four districts were given checks of Rs 1,000 as the first installment.
Keeping in mind the spirit with which the state government has started this scheme for women at the time of second delivery, in compliance with the provisions of the National Food Security Act, 2013, the family members should take full care of the nutrition of pregnant and lactating women and children. .
Features & Highlights of Indira Gandhi Matritva Poshan Yojana
Here are the important features and highlights of Indira Gandhi Matritva Poshan Yojana:-
|Name of Scheme in English||Indira Gandhi Maternity Nutrition Scheme|
|Name of Scheme in Hindi||Indira Gandhi Maternity Nutrition Scheme|
|Major Beneficiaries||Pregnant women and lactating mothers|
|Assistance Amount||Rs. 6,000|
|Number of women beneficiaries||77,000|
|Apply Online Process||To Start Soon|
|Annual Expenditure||Rs. 43 crore|
|Districts Name for Implementation||Udaipur, Dungarpur, Banswara, Pratapgarh|
|Installments to be Given in||5 Stages on the birth of the second child|