Dr.Muthulakshmi Maternity Benefit Scheme
Health and Family welfare Department has enhanced the financial assistance to poor pregnant mothers from Rs. 12000 to Rs.18000.
This scheme is strengthened with Nutrition kit with a view to reduce MMR and IMR.
This scheme aims to provide optimal nutrition for pregnant and lactating women and compensates the wage loss during pregnancy.
|I Installment||Antenatal registration on or before 12 weeks||Rs.2,000/-|
|Kind benefit||Completion of third month (Kind benefit)||Rs.2,000/-|
|II Installment||After 4 months||Rs.2,000/-|
|Kind benefit||Second Nutrition Kit (Kind benefit)||Rs.2,000/-|
|III Installment||After delivery||Rs.4,000/-|
|IV Installment||After completion of all 3rd doses of OPV/Rota/Penta valent and 2 doses of IPV.||Rs.4,000/-|
|V Installment||After completion of Measles Rubella vaccination between 9th and 12th month of their infants.||Rs. 2,000/-|
|Health Mix Powder for Pregnant Mothers||1 kg|
|IFA Syrup||3 Nos|
|Protein biscuits||500 gms|
- The pregnant mother should have completed 19 yrs of age
- The eligible mother will receive all 5 Installments for Two deliveries only
- HOB and Migrant mothers will receive 1st and 5th installments on certain conditions
Procedure to obtain the benefit/Service
The Pregnant mother should register her pregnancy before 12 weeks with the VHN / UHN or she should have pre – registered her pregnancy before 12 weeks.
All VHN/UHN and PHC/UPHC
Poor pregnant mothers
Financial assistance to poor pregnant mothers