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PMMVY Award

PMMVY AWARD

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  • Union Minister of Women & Child Development and Textiles, Smriti Zubin Irani gave away the “Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana (PMMVY)” awards to States, Union Territories and Districts for best performance.

PMMVY:

  • PMMVY stands for “Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana”.
  • The PMMVY is a maternity benefit programme being implemented in all districts of the country from 01.01.2017.
  • Under PMMVY a cash incentive of 5000 is provided directly to the bank/ post office account of Pregnant Women and Lactating Mothers (PW&LM) for the first living child of the family subject to fulfilling specific conditions relating to maternal and child health.
  • PMMVY is implemented using the platform of Anganwadi Services Scheme of Umbrella ICDS under the Women Child Development Ministry in respect of States/ UTs implementing scheme through Women and Child Development Department/ Social Welfare Department and through health system in respect of States/ UTs where scheme is implemented by Health and Family Welfare Department.

Key Data’s:

  • In the category of best performance since inception of the Scheme to States/ UTs having population of more than 1 crore the first position was awarded to the State of
    • Madhya Pradesh, followed by
    • Andhra Pradesh and
    • Haryana was in the third position.
  • In the same category, among States/ UTs having population of less than 1 crore
    • Dadra & Nagar Haveli is in the first position.
    • Himachal stood second and
    • Chandigarh is at the third position.
  • District level awards for States/ UTs with population of more than 1 crore
    • the first position went to Indore in Madhya Pradesh.
    • Kurnool in Andhra Pradesh is in second position and
    • South Salmara Mankachar in Assam was third.
  • Among the districts of States/ UTs having population of less than 1 crore the
    • first position went to Serchhip in Mizoram,
    • second position to Unain Himachal Pradesh and
    • Puducherry was in the third position.
  • The second category of awards was announced for performance by States/ UTs during the Matru Vandana Saptah (MVS) held from 2nd to 8th December 2019.
  • The objective of observing MVS was to increase the implementation of the Scheme and create a healthy competition amongst States/ UTs. The theme of the Saptah was “towards building a healthy nation – Surakshit Janani, Viksit Dharini”.
  • Awards for Matru Vandana Saptah for the States/ UTs having population more than 1 crore
  • the first position for outstanding performance went to Andhra Pradesh,
    • Maharashtra stood second and
    • Madhya Pradesh came third.
  • The States/ UTs having population of less than one crore, who were recognized for their outstanding performance during the Matru Vandana Saptah were
    • Dadra & Nagar Haveli which was first,
    • Sikkim came second and
    • Manipur third.

Links to note:

https://www.iasipstnpsc.in/business-and-the-law-2020/

https://nenow.in/health/manipur-bags-pmmvy-award.html

http://www.uniindia.com/pmmvy-mp-gets-3-nat-awards/north/news/1875914.html

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