PMMVY- Online Registration, Benefits, Documents Required, Helpline Number, and More


Considering every aspect and need of a pregnant woman and a lactating mother, the Government of India has initiated a maternity benefit program in accordance with the provision of the National Food Security Act, 2013. 

PMMVY, Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana initiated in 2017 is a Central Government sponsored Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) scheme, aiming to benefit Pregnant Women (PW) and Lactating Mothers (LM). 

Through this article, you can get all the details about PMMVY, its registration details, benefit schemes, documents to be submitted, the helpline number, and more.

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What is PMMVY Scheme?

Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana is a central government scheme provides partial wage compensation through cash incentives enabling women to rest before and after delivery of the first living child. The cash incentives can help improve pregnant women and lactating mothers’ health (PW& LM).

Who Can Benefit from PMMVY?

Under PMMVY, a cash incentive of Rs. 5000/- in three instalments [(i)- 1000, (ii)-2000, (iii)- 2000] is directly credited in the account of Pregnant Women(PW) and Lactating Mothers (LM) above 19 years for the first living child of the family subject to their fulfilling specific conditions relating to Maternal and Child Health.

After institutional delivery, the eligible beneficiaries would receive the remaining cash incentives as per approved norms towards maternity benefit under Janani Suraksha Yojana (JSY). On average, a woman will get Rs. 6000/-

Also Read: Maternity Leave Rules in India: What Does the Maternity Leave Benefit Act Say, Does It Apply to Private and Government Companies?

What is the Pregnancy Amount from the Government in 2022? 

The registered beneficiaries under the PMMVY scheme will receive a cash incentive of Rs. 5,000 in three installments at different stages of pregnancy and motherhood when the given criteria and conditions are fulfilled. In case of institutional delivery, the beneficiary can receive a total average incentive of Rs. 6,000 (under JSY scheme).   

How to Register for PMMVY Scheme Online?

PMMVY is an installment-based cash initiative where all pregnancy women and lactating mothers who have their pregnancies on or after 01.01.2017 are eligible for three installments. For PMMVY benefits, the beneficiary must register her pregnancy at an approved health facility within 150 days from the date of LMP, which must be entered into the MCP Card. 

Thereafter, she can apply for availing maternity benefits at Anganwadi Centre (AWC) or to ASHA /Auxiliary Nurse Midwife(ANM) within 730 days from the date of LMP. 

The beneficiary can get the PMMVY online registration forms on the Government of India website

However, to simplify, 

  1. The eligibility for the first installment of Rs 1000/ -, an early registration of her (beneficiary) pregnancy at the Anganwadi Centre (AWC) / approved Health facility. And  Download PMMVY Form 1 A
  2. The eligibility for the second installment of Rs 2000/ – is only after six months of pregnancy on receiving at least one ante-natal check-up (ANC). And Download PMMVY Form 1 B
  3. The third installment of Rs 2000/ – eligibility is after childbirth is registered and the child has received the first cycle of vaccinations of BCG, OPV, DPT, and Hepatitis – B, or its equivalent/ substitute. 
  4.  Download PMMVY Form 1 C

Note: PMMVY CAS User Manual will guide you with the necessary guidelines and form filling activity. 

For PMMVY online registration, use the website-

  1. Use registering a new user tab to register and get the login credentials. 
  2. The login credentials can be used to avail the benefits throughout pregnancy and motherhood. 
  3. You can also download the forms through this website. 

What in Case of Non-registration for a Pregnancy Amount from the Government in 2021?

If the beneficiary has not registered for the benefit within 180 days of the last LMP, she can apply at any point of time but earlier than 730 days of pregnancy. This condition holds good even if she has not claimed any installments but fulfills eligibility criteria and conditions for receiving the benefits. In cases where the LMP date is not recorded in the MCP card, and the beneficiary is to claim the third installment under the scheme, the registration forms in such cases must be submitted within 460 days from the date of childbirth beyond which no claim shall be entertained.

PMMY Scheme: Required Documents

InstalmentConditions that applyDocuments RequiredAmount (in Rs.)
Registration/First Instalment1. Register pregnancy at any Anganwadi center (AWC).2. Register her pregnancy within 150 days from the LMP date.3. Received at least one Antenatal care (ANC) or prenatal care. 4.Can be claimed only after 6 months (180 days) of LMP. And if at least 1 ANC is received, the beneficiary can apply before completion of 180 days from LMP, but claim will only be processed after 180 days of LMP date.1. Duly Filled Application Form 1-A.2. MCP Card3. Identity Proof of beneficiary & Spouse4. Bank or Post Office Account Passbook and details (Name, Account Number, Bank name, Branch, IFSC code, MICR code) of Beneficiary only. Please note: Joint Accounts are not acceptable.1,000/-
Second Instalment1. The beneficiary must receive at least one Antenatal care.2. Requires to be claimed only after 6 months or 180 days of LMP date.3. And if 1 ANC is received, she  can apply before completion of 180 days from LMP, but the claim will only be processed after 180 days of LMP date.1. Application Form, Form 1B .2,000/-
Third Instalment1. Child Birth must be registered2. The Child should receive the first cycle of BCG, OPV, DPT, and Hepatitis-B or its equivalent/substitute.1. Application Form, Form 1B.2. MCP Card3. Aadhaar ID of both the beneficiary & Spouse)4. Birth Certificate and vaccination schedule certification2,000/-

PMMVY Conditions

All Pregnant Women and Lactating Mothers, except for PW&LM who are in permanent employment roles with Central Government, the State Governments, or Public Sector Units. 

Those availing of any other similar scheme or benefits will not be eligible.

The beneficiary (one availing PMMVY benefit) would need to have a mother and child protection card (MCP Card) where the date and stage of pregnancy according to the last menstrual period (LMP) is recorded.

The MCP Card is a maternal and child care entitlement card, a counseling and family empowerment tool that would ensure tracking of mother and child partnering health, nutrition, and development assistance. 

The beneficiary will need to furnish aadhar card of herself and spouse. She will also be required to open a bank account (if not opened). No joint accounts will be accepted. 

In case of Miscarriage/Still Birth:

A beneficiary is eligible to receive benefits only once under this scheme.

The beneficiary is eligible to claim the unclaimed (remaining) installment (s) in the event of any future pregnancy.

For instance, if the beneficiary has had a miscarriage after receiving the 1st installment, she is eligible for receiving the 2nd and 3rd installment in the event of future pregnancy subject to fulfillment of eligibility criteria and conditions of the scheme.

Similarly, if the beneficiary has a miscarriage or stillbirth after receiving 1 st and 2nd installments. In that case, she will be eligible for receiving 3rd installment in the event of future pregnancy subject to fulfillment of eligibility criteria and conditions of the scheme.

In case of Infant Mortality

Since this scheme allows the beneficiary to receive benefits only once, in case of infant mortality, if the expecting mother has already received cash incentives under the maternity benefit of PMMVY, she will not be eligible to claim benefits under the scheme again in the event of future pregnancy.

Pregnant and Lactating Anganwadi Workers (AWWs), Association for Welfare of Handicapped (AWHs), and Accredited Social Health Activist (ASHA) may also avail the benefits under the PMMVY subject to fulfillment of scheme conditions.

What is the PMMVY helpline number?

For any queries, details, forms, registrations, and more on PMMVY, you can contact on their 24X7 helpline number- 011-23382393


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This content has been reviewed by Srujana Mohanty who is working in scientific & medical writing and editing since 2018. She is also associated with the quality assurance team of scientific journal editing.


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