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PM Launched Mahtari Vandan Yojana in Chhattisgarh

Utkarsh Classes Last Updated 11-03-2024
PM Launched Mahtari Vandan Yojana in Chhattisgarh Chhattisgarh 3 min read

Promoting women empowerment in Chhattisgarh, Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi launched Mahtari Vandana Yojana and distributed the first installment under the scheme.

About Mahtari Vandan Yojana

  • The scheme is basically launched in Chhattisgarh with the aim to provide financial assistance to eligible married women of the state with Rs 1000 per month as monthly DBT. 
  • Economic empowerment of women would help them to assure financial security, promote gender equality and strengthen the decisive role of women in the family.
  • The scheme has the provision to provide benefits to all eligible married women of the state who are citizens of Chattisgarh along with those who are above 21 years of age as of January 1, 2024. 
  • Widows, divorced, and deserted women can also be eligible for this scheme. Approximately 70 lakh women will be benefited from the scheme.
  • Under the Mahtari Vandan Yojana, more than 70 lakh DA sisters in Chhattisgarh were given a ransom of Rs 1,000 every month.

Main objectives of the scheme

  • To make women empowered and continuous improvement in the health and nutritional status of their dependent children.
  • Making women more financially independent
  • To encourage the effective role of women in decision making at family level.

Eligibility for the scheme

  • Only those women who are permanent residents of Chhattisgarh and married are eligible in this scheme.
  • Under this scheme, the woman must be 21 years of age as on January 1 of the year in which she has applied online.
  • Widows and divorced women are also declared eligible for this scheme.
  • In a house in which any member is employed in any government job or pays income tax every year or is a present or former MP or MLA or is the chairman or vice-chairman of a board, corporation, board of the Government of India or a state government. She is ineligible for this scheme.


Answer: Chhattisgarh

Answer: 1000 per month

Answer: Married woman of Chhattisgarh

Answer: 21 years
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