Dr. Muthulakshmi Reddy Maternity Benefit Scheme 2024 for Pregnant Women

Dr Muthulakshmi Reddy Maternity Benefit Scheme 2024 for Pregnant Women: The Tamil Nadu State government announced a new welfare scheme for the State’s pregnant women. This scheme is launched under the name Tamil Nadu Pregnancy Scheme 2024. As the name suggests, under this scheme State government will provide nutrition kits for maternity. The Amma Maternity Nutrition Kit distribution is conducted under Dr Muthulakshmi Reddy’s Maternity Benefit Scheme for pregnant women. As you must be aware, Tamil Nadu is the leading State in the healthcare sector. The state provides better mediocre services, infrastructure, and manpower in the health sector. Along with the Maternity Nutrition Kit State government will also provide financial assistance under this scheme. The scheme announcement is made in the 2018-19 budget session. This scheme is meant for pregnant women who need nutrition during pregnancy but cannot afford it. More details related to this scheme are in the article below.

Tamil Nadu Pregnancy Scheme

Name of Scheme Dr. Muthulakshmi Maternity Benefit Scheme
Name of State Tamil Nadu
Scheme Launched By State Chief Minister
Beneficiaries of Scheme Poor Pregnant Women of the State
Benefit of Scheme Financial Assistance of Rs 18,000/-
Number of Scheme Beneficiaries Around 8 Lakh Every Year
Scheme Announced In 2018-19 Budget
Allocated Budget For Scheme Rs 1,001 Crore
Dr. Muthulakshmi’s Maternity Benefit Scheme is announced by the State Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam in the budget session 2018-19. Under this scheme, the State government will provide pregnant women a Maternity Nutrition Kit worth Rs 4,000/-. Along with the kit, the State government will also provide the financial amount of Rs 14,000/- to pregnant women under this scheme. As mentioned in this article, the Maternity Nutrition Kit will be provided under the Muthulakshmi Maternity Scheme. The State government has allocated a budget of Rs 1,001.33 Crore for this scheme. Amma Maternity Nutrition Kit Scheme is launched at Egmore Government Maternity Hospital. Government is also aware that they have to enhance the facility of government run hospitals in the State. Every woman in the State who has delivered babies before the 1st of January is not eligible for this scheme’s revised version. Scheme benefits and other details are in the article below.

Key Features of Dr. Muthulakshmi Maternity Scheme

1) A Maternity Nutrition Kit will be provided under the Muthulakshmi Maternity Scheme.
2) The amount previously given under the Muthulakshmi Maternity Scheme has now been increased from Rs 12,000/- to Rs 18,000/-.

3) Under the Amma Maternity Nutrition Kit Scheme Maternity Nutrition Kit worth Rs 4,000/- will be provided to State pregnant women.
4) In the Maternity Nutrition Kit, around 12 nutrition items will be provided, including dry fruits.
5) The Nutrition Kit will be provided twice to pregnant women. First, it will be given at the 12th week of pregnancy, and second, at the 16th to 20th week.
6) For this scheme State government will spend Rs 1,001.33 crore.
7) Under this scheme, the State government will also provide the amount of Rs 14,000/- to pregnant women as financial assistance.
8) Due to the Maternity Nutrition Kit, different nutrition deficiency diseases will be reduced for mother and baby during pregnancy. Also, it will help to improve the baby’s health and weight.
9) It is expected that under this scheme, around 8 lakh pregnant women will get its benefit every year.

Tamil Nadu Pregnancy Scheme Maternity Benefits

1) This scheme will help pregnant women get a proper nutritious diet.
2) Both Mother and baby will stay healthy because of the scheme.
3) Mother and baby will not suffer from any nutrition deficiency.
4) The infant will be born with good weight.
5) Pregnant women will not suffer from anemia.
6) Under this scheme, pregnant women will get financial assistance of Rs 14,000/- along with a kit worth Rs 4,000/-.

Instalment Details of Dr. Muthulakshmi Maternity Benefit Scheme 2024

Scheme Benefit/Instalment Amount Conditionality
1 Instalment Rs 2,000/- Antenatal Registration On or Before 12 Weeks
11 Instalment Rs 2,000/- After Four Months
111 Instalment Rs 4,000/- After Delivery
IV Instalment Rs 4,000/- After the 3rd OPV/Pent a valent/Rota & IPV 2 doses completion
V Instalment Rs 2,000/- After Measles Rubella Vaccination completion of 9th & 12th-month infants
Kind benefit Rs 2,000/- After 3rd Month Completion.
Kind Benefit Rs 2,000/- 2nd Nutrition Kit
Total Amount Rs 18,000/-

Tamil Nadu Amma Nutrition Kit Contains

Product It Contains Units of Product
Pregnant Mothers Health Mix Powder 1 Kg
IFA Syrup 3 Nos
Protein Biscuits 500 gms
Dates 1 Kg
Aavin Ghee 500 gms
Towel 1 Noa
T. Albendazole 3 Nos

Tamil Nadu Pregnancy Scheme 2024 Registration Online

1) To take benefit of the Amma maternity Nutrition Kit Scheme, pregnant women must register before the 12th week of pregnancy.
2) As the kit is provided under the Muthulakshmi Maternity Scheme, pregnant women must register for the nutrition kit.
3) The registration can be done with UHN/VHN.

Tamil Nadu Pregnancy Scheme 2024 Maternity Benefit Application Form

1) To download the scheme application form, click here.
2) Then fill out this form and attach the documents asked with it.
3) After this, submit it to above mentioned authorities.

Dr. Muthulakshmi Reddy Maternity Benefit Scheme 2024 for Pregnant Women